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if anything

Post by azz » Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:11 am

a. She did the right thing to get a divorce. If anything, she should have done it earlier.
b. She did the right thing to get a divorce. She should have done it earlier, if anything.

c. He won't be happy with what you did. If anything, he'll be angry.
d. He won't be happy with what you did. He'll be angry, if anything,

e. She isn't short. If anything, she's tall.
f. She isn't short. She's tall, if anything.


Are the above sentences grammatically correct?
Are they all natural?

Many thanks.
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Re: if anything

Post by Phil White » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:23 pm

Yes and yes, although I think it is far more common to front "if anything" in most cases.
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