Idiom:  if need be

Meaning

Idiom:  if need be

  • if necessary


Example sentences

  • Just invite everyone. We can take two cars to the restaurant if need be.
  • I hope the repairs won’t cost too much but I’ll put the charges on my credit card if need be.
  • If need be, we can rent a car to the beach if Sandy's busy.
  • My dentist gave me a prescription pain killer if need be.
  • Hopefully, you'll get here by midnight. If need be, I can leave the key under the doormat.
  • I'm determined to lose 30 kilos and I'll even hire a fitness trainer at my gym if need be.
  • I'll just buy these three items now. If need be, I can come back next week for more.
  • I'm going to exercise today no matter what. If need be, I can just walk around our neighborhood instead of going to the gym.
  • You shouldn't have any problems with the dogs this weekend but feel free to call me or my wife if need be.


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