One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
in imperative Used to indicate angrily that although one disagrees with something said or proposed, one is not going to argue further.‘have it your way—we'll go to Princetown’
- ‘Okay, fine, have it your way, but I want that paternity test.’
- ‘We shouldn't just throw up our hands and exclaim, ‘Fine, have it your way!’’
- ‘‘Okay fine,’ my Mom said flinging her hands in the air. ‘You guys just have it your way - I'm obviously wasting my breath.’’
- ‘‘Fine, have it your way,’ Amber said somewhat reluctantly.’
- ‘‘Fine, have it your way,’ Laura snapped, tears springing to her eyes.’
- ‘John looked at her and then sighed, ‘Fine Sam, have it your way.’’
- ‘‘Okay, have it your way,’ I pause, letting her know I'm serious, ‘what do you want?’’
- ‘‘Fine, have it your way,’ said Vince without any emotion. ‘Wreck the place, turn it inside out.’’
- ‘I'm not the one he needs protecting from, but have it your way.’
- ‘He shrugged, ‘Fine, have it your way.’’
- ‘Very well, have it your way, but don't say we didn't warn you.’
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