# though

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

## Preposition

 Prepositionthough
1. When you use "Though ${\displaystyle x}$, ${\displaystyle y}$" or "${\displaystyle y}$ though ${\displaystyle x}$", ${\displaystyle y}$ 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.
2. When though comes at the end of a clause, it shows it is surprising, contrasting, or unimportant.
That's sound great. It's difficult though.