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- Indicates that the only deviation from normal or expected is what follows, and not the deviation previously mentioned.
- "Do you think she's fat?" ―"Oh, no. If anything, she's skinny."
2015 February 24, Daniel Taylor, “Luis Suárez strikes twice as Barcelona teach Manchester City a lesson”, The Guardian (London):
- Perhaps the most dispiriting part for Manchester City came from that unmistakable feeling that, if anything, the gulf has widened.
- A bench or sofa that allows two people to talk face-to-face.