if someone must


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.

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“If someone must.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/if%20someone%20must. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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