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if nothing else

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishif nothing elseif nothing elseused to emphasize one good quality or feature that someone or something has, while suggesting that it might be the only good one If nothing else, the report points out the need for better math education. nothing
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if nothing elseEverybody knew each other, and had grown up in proximity, if nothing else.There must be a Rafferty son who could at least do some digging, if nothing else.On this, if nothing else, both left and right can certainly agree.Used to be that Republicans were if nothing else, civil human beings.And a strike, if nothing else, creates lots of opportunities.Good manners, if nothing else, decreed that she stayed.It's boring, but if nothing else, I can get my homework done.At the very least, if nothing else is available, works should be rinsed with lots of cold water.The formulation of classifications provides, if nothing else, mental exercise for geomorphologists.If nothing else, the report points out the need for better math education.
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