although

although /ɔːlˈðəʊ/

contrasts two things or ideas, especially when we say that the second thing that happened was surprising in relation to the first thing

  • Although he studied very hard, he did not get very good grades in his exams.

Usage: Used in both formal and informal contexts, but more common in written contexts than spoken ones.

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