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pls let me know the meaning of " IF NEED BE", and " SO IT BE"


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"If need be" = if the situation requires this action.

"If need be, I will drive down to the airport at midnight to collect him ."

"so be it!" = Said in resignation when there is no possibility of changing something.

"You cannot possibly go to Tibet now! It is impossible to get there."
"Ah well, so be it!"
 
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