by the way

by the way
spoken
1) used for saying that a remark is not relevant to the main subject of your conversation. The abbreviation BTW is often used in emails and text messages

By the way, Jeff called this afternoon and he wants you to call him back.

2) used for introducing a new or extra fact or comment into a conversation

By the way, I'll be late home tonight.


English dictionary. 2014.

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