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A inquiry from Raphael Gorgy:I have actually a small question about though. I'm not sure of its plenty of meanings. Periodically it is in the middle of a sentence and also sometimes in ~ the end of a sentence and I acquire hunterriverpei.comnfused.
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George Pickering answers:
Thank you Raphael for your amazing question. Yes, it's true, you have the right to put though at the beginning, in the middle and also at the end of sentences.We have the right to use though, and also although, or even though at the beginning of a subordinate clause to mark a hunterriverpei.comntrast v the idea in the key clause. For example: 'Even though he didn't have actually much time, he stopped to assist the old lady.'We can readjust the bespeak of the 2 clauses and also say:'He stopped to aid the old lady, even though the didn't have actually much time.'In these examples, though means 'despite the truth that'.We can also put though at the end of the hunterriverpei.comntrasting clause. Because that example:'I still find English hard to understand; I deserve to understand much more than last year, though!'When placed at the end of a sentence like this, though means 'nevertheless' or 'however'.George Pickering is an education hunterriverpei.comach, hunterriverpei.comnsultant and trainer. That is one associate guardian at the university of Sheffield, and a brother hunterriverpei.comuncil inspector of language colleges in the UK.Downloads
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