phrase → if You use 'if anything' to introduce something which strengthens or changes the meaning of the statement you have just made, but only in a small or unimportant way. ⇒ Living together didn't harm our friendship. If anything it strengthened it. ⇒ Asthma drugs are not addictive and you don't need to keep increasing the dose. If anything, the reverse is true.
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