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accidentally on purpose

If you do something accidentally on ​purpose, you do it ​intentionally but ​pretend it ​happened by ​chance: I've never ​liked these ​glasses of Peter's. I might ​drop them one ​day - accidentally on ​purpose.
(Definition of accidentally on purpose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accidentally on purpose”
in Chinese (Simplified) 明明故意却装出无心的样子, 假装不是故意…
in Chinese (Traditional) 明明故意卻裝出無心的樣子, 假裝不是故意…
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