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Although/though can be used to contrast ideas. Although/though are subordinating conjunctions used to connect a subordinate clause to a main clause.
But or although
But cannot be used in the same way as although/though. We use but to connect items which are the same grammatical type (coordinating conjunction).
The order of clauses connected by coordinating conjunctions cannot be reversed:
Although it rained a lot, we’ve still enjoyed our holiday.
We’ve still enjoyed our holiday, although it rained a lot.
It rained a lot but we’ve still enjoyed our holiday.
Although can sound more formal than but. Though is much more common in speaking than in writing. Although is much more common in writing than in speaking.
Even though, even if
Even though and even if are also used as subordinating conjunctions in the same way as although/though. Even though is similar to although but it makes a stronger contrast:
Even though I cycle to work, I don’t feel very fit.
Even if means ‘whether or not’:
Even if you run, you’ll still be late. (You’ll be late whether you run or not.)
I feel tired even if I go to bed early. (I feel tired whether I go to bed early or no
. Although / Even though it was really windy and raining, we still went to the seaside and still had good time.
1. Although / Even though it was really windy and raining, we still went to the seaside and still had good time.
2. Although / Even though we were all very tired, we managed to keep working for another two hours.
3. Although / Even though it was starting to get late, we all decided to stay and chat a little more.
4. Although / Even though Mrs Jones had to drive thirty-five minutes to get to his condo, she gave him a lift home, which he was very grateful for.
5. On Saturday we all decided to go for a walk in the park although / even though it was snowing quite hard.
6. Although / Even though Mrs Bean was starting to get impatient and wanted to leave, but Mr Bean stayed at the bar talking to his friends for a little while longer.
7. Although / Even though the roads was bad due to the snow, and many people decided not to drive that night, we decided to go to the party anyway.
8. Although / Even though the cost of shopping is a little higher at that local corner shop, we like to go shopping there as it saves traveling.
9. Although / Even though Mr Bean is very scared of traveling by airplane, we were able to convince him to get on the plane.
10. Although / Even though Sarah said she was on a diet, she had ice cream after her dinner
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