Ne serait-ce que

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Ne serait-ce que

Why utilize inversion in the final sentence, "ne serait-ce que pour les garder en vie"?

Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Drew,

'Ne serait-ce que' is an expression which probably would be best translated as :

were it only to keep them alive

or 

even if only for keeping them alive

I hope this helps!

 

Ne serait-ce que

Why utilize inversion in the final sentence, "ne serait-ce que pour les garder en vie"?

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