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French equivalent of “or else”?

Is there any good translation for that English phrase? Something with the same general sens but different literal wording? Give me that cat, or else! I'm specifically interested in a translation ...
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Translation of ‘so’ as an adverb

Having just read a post on StackExchange English about ‘so’, how would you translate it into French, as in ‘I think so’ or ‘So, anyway’. Would you use ‘ça’ ?
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Traduction de « to make sense »

Dans les discussions que j'ai déjà eues, « It makes sense. » exprime à la fois le fait que l'interlocuteur comprend et que cela veut effectivement dire quelque chose. De même « It does not make sense ...
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How to translate “By the way”? — Comment traduire « By the way » ?

I want to translate a sentence that says something like “By the way, did you remember to get…?” So far I've seen two options: au fait and à propos. Which one would be more appropriate for an informal ...