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if you like (1)

This page is about the conversational phrase if you like (1)

Meaning

You can say this when making an offer or a suggestion.

For example

  • "Let's do something. I'm bored hanging around here."
    "We could go for a walk in the park, if you like."

  • "We're nearly out of ice-cream."
    "If you like, I could get some on my way home."

Quick Quiz

She said, "I'll pay for the meal if you like." She'll pay if you

a. like the food

b. would like her to pay

c. like meals being paid for

Contributor: Matt Errey