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though: although, despite the fact that
conjunction, adverb
Note that in informal language (especially on the internet and in text messages), we sometimes write 'tho' rather than 'though'.

even though: despite the fact that, although
conjunction, adverb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I understood most of what the man said, even though I don't speak Italian.
US: Though it was difficult at first, I eventually learned to tie my shoes.
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  • "The thing is though, the Spanish authorities are being a bit difficult."
  • "Anyway, feel free to use the gym at your leisure, though keep in mind that the workouts are mandatory."
  • "I still have some pimples though."
  • "Bruno : Well Brian, though my Japanese is rusty, Masaki said something about Icarus' behavior that might be a clue."
  • "Where am I though?"
  • "Though I'm deeply disturbed by your behavior, I am committed to helping you become a less disgusting human being through my life coaching."
  • "This exhibit looks pretty popular though."
  • "I'm not trying to pull you, even though I would like to."
  • "Though you still show much difficulty respecting our ‘no touching' rule, you have demonstrated great progress in the following areas"
  • "Xavier loved sports, particularly Water Polo, though he never understood how to get the horses in the swimming pool."

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