although (conjuction) LISTEN
Although means ‘in spite of the fact’ and is used to contrast two things.
- Although the morning was cloudy, the sun came out in the afternoon.
- Although most of my friends read fiction, I prefer a good biography.
- The professor's lecture was very interesting although it was a bit too long.
Though and even though mean the same thing as although. Although is slightly more formal.
Did you know?
Although is used to contrast two ideas–usually a positive and a negative idea. The most important information usually comes at the end of the sentence.
In pop culture
Listen to McAlmont and Butler sing “Although.’
There are other meanings of although.
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