be done with it

idiom (1)

Definition of be done with it

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: get it over with Just call her and be done with it.

be that as it may

idiom (2)

Definition of be that as it may (Entry 2 of 3)

formal
used to introduce a statement that is somehow different from what has just been saidThere has been some improvement in the economy in recent months, but, be that as it may, many people are still looking for work.

so be it

idiom (3)

Definition of so be it (Entry 3 of 3)

used to say that one is resigned to the fact that one can do nothing to change somethingIf they insist on going, so be it.

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