if someone must

Definition of if someone must

  1. —used to say that one will allow someone to do something even though one does not approve of it He can smoke if he must, but he has to do it outdoors.

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

mustplay
  1. :  be commanded or requested to

    :  be urged to :  ought by all means to

    :  be compelled by physical necessity to :  be required by immediate or future need or purpose to

  1. :  an imperative need or duty :  requirement

    :  an indispensable item :  essential

  1. :  the expressed juice of fruit and especially grapes before and during fermentation

    :  the pulp and skins of the crushed grapes

  1. :  musk

    :  mold, mustiness


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