English as a Second Language/though/eventhough

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Respected Ma'am,

I was tought that there is slight difference between 'Although' and 'Even though'. Would you please, explain it to me. I am having difficulty using them. And please, Do explain where 'Although' can't be replaced with 'Even though'

please form a couple of sentence (Even though) for me to practise ( I appreciate if you form more than five?

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Hello Manoj,

Although and even though basically mean the same thing. Some say that “even though” is used for emphasis, to show something unexpected, or to make a comparison stronger. I use them interchangeably.

1. Although/Even though it was really cold outside, we still went for  walk in the park.
2. Although/Even though my boss was tired, he kept working with us until we finished the project.
3. I gave my brother a lift home, although/even though he lives across town.
4. We decided to go for a walk in the park although/even though it was raining hard.
5. Although/Even though my friend said she was on a diet, she had a big slice of cheese cake for desert.
6. He is in better physical shape than all of us, although/even though he is the oldest in the group.
7. My neighbors aren't happy, although/even though they have a lot of money.

I hope this helps.

Best regards,

~Amy  

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