though

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though is part of the Basic English 850.
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though is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
though

Pronunciation[change]

Preposition[change]

Preposition
though

  1. You use "though , " or " though ", to add that is surprising, contrasting, or unimportant.
    Though he talked very loudly, she did not hear him.
    She did not hear him though he talked very loudly.
    There was a real, though small, problem.

Adverb[change]

Positive
though

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. You use "though" to show that one sentence clause is surprising, contrasting, or unimportant, compared to something else.
    That's sound great. It's difficult though.
    He went to school in Paris. His French, though, isn’t very good.

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