if so

idiom

: if that is the case
I might be late. If so, please start the meeting without me.

Examples of if so in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And if so, aren’t those diseases prion diseases as well? Erin Prater, Fortune Well, 1 Feb. 2024 And if so, the United States may need to rethink its balance of quality and quantity in a world where permissive conditions happen sometimes but cannot be guaranteed. Stephen Biddle, Foreign Affairs, 29 Jan. 2024 But if so … then the parents are now witnesses and they will no longer be allowed to sit in the trial. Peter Van Sant, CBS News, 20 Jan. 2024 The big question is embodied in whether Trump wins with more than a majority, and if so, by how much. Sun Sentinel Editorial Board, Sun Sentinel, 13 Jan. 2024 Your situation may be different, and if so, a 12 gauge Modified, or M/IM in a break action, makes more sense. Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, 3 Jan. 2024 That means the standard appeals process will play out, with the U.S. Court of Appeals getting first say on whether former presidents have any protection from criminal prosecution and if so, how much. Rachel Weiner, Washington Post, 24 Dec. 2023 Advertisement This year, the council will return to that question, deciding whether to move ahead — and if so, whether that massive upgrade should be completed in time for the 2028 Olympic Games. Rebecca Ellis, Los Angeles Times, 6 Jan. 2024 Nothing of real consequence, if so — maybe a grassy coating in any sustained stuff. Ian Livingston, Washington Post, 3 Jan. 2024 See More

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“If so.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/if%20so. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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