if anything

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if anything ‎(not comparable)

  1. 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”[1], The Guardian (London):
      Perhaps the most dispiriting part for Manchester City came from that unmistakable feeling that, if anything, the gulf has widened.

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