This really isn't that hard. So, take this as a break from hard studying.
せめて means "at the very least". せめて is used when implied that more is desirable. After all, "it's the very least". Because of this, it is often used with the particle くらい・ぐらい to make the statement less specific/direct. With は, it may be translated as "if it is unavoidable".
Shouldn't you at least be able to do anything freely inside a dream?
Quit drinking at the very least.
Because I want to start up a small business, I want at least a computer.
No matter how financially troubled you are, it's best to at least pay your utility bills.
If it cannot be helped, I'll have to pay 10,000 yen.
6. せめて宿題ぐらいはしといてくれ。(Casual; potentially rude; 男性語)
At the very most, do your homework beforehand!
I'd like to at least live in Japan for a year.
No matter how tired you are, at least study for thirty minutes.
It's best to at least exercise once a week.
No matter how much you hate that person, it's best to at least great him.
I wish that they'd at least come to study an hour daily.
There are a lot of people in America who would like to visit Hawaii at least once.
漢字 Note: ハワイ may also rarely be spelled in 漢字 with the あて字 spelling 布哇. If you are to ever type this, do not use 羽合, which has the same pronunciation but is a town in Japan.