Is "si besoin" a contraction of "si vous en avez besoin"?
Dictation exercise C1
The expressions 'si besoin' or even 'si besoin est' mean, 'if need be' and are short versions of 's'il y a besoin' .
Just like the expression 'si nécessaire' is used for 'if necessary' and is a short version of 'si c'est nécessaire' .
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Yes! I would say so in the sense of "If you have need of them"
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