if it's any consolation

Definition of if it's any consolation

  1. :  if it helps make things seem better (to someone) If it's any consolation (to you), no one else got much of a raise this year, either.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  that one — compare he, its, she, they

    : used as subject of an impersonal verb that expresses a condition or action without reference to an agent

    : used with many verbs as a direct object with little or no meaning

  1. :  the player in a game who performs the principal action of the game (as trying to find others in hide-and-seek)

  1. :  the act or an instance of consoling :  the state of being consoled :  comfort

    :  something that consoles

    :  a contest held for those who have lost early in a tournament

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a brief usually trivial fact

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