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  1. 1
    used when making an offer or suggestion

    We’ll go to the Louvre tomorrow, if you like.

    I’ll take him to the hospital, if you like.

  2. 2
    used for showing that you agree to a suggestion although it is not what you would choose to do

    Let’s just sit here for a minute.’ ‘OK, if you like.’

  3. 3
    used when you are describing something in a way that you think someone might not agree with

    His latest sculpture is an object of beauty, a masterpiece if you like.

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