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English definition of “if you like”

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if you like

A2 used for asking if someone agrees with a suggestion: We can leave now if you like. I'm not sure if I have the confidence, the nerve if you like (= if this phrase is suitable), to apply for the job.
Translations of “if you like”
in Chinese (Traditional) 如果你願意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 如果你愿意…
(Definition of if you like from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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