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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #116617: Even - even if - even though
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    Even - even if - even though


    Even

     

    When a strong statement is made, the statement is often followed with an example containing even.

    The word even adds shock, surprise, or excitement to the example.

    -He loses everything, he even lost his own wedding ring.

    -I love her, and I have kept all her letters, even the ones she wrote when she was angry.

     

    Even can be combined with the words though, when and if.

    It emphasizes that a result is unexpected. Study the following examples and explanations to learn how these expressions differ.

    -Even though Claude studied very hard, he still failed his French tests.

    Claude always studied hard. But, unfortunately, he failed the tests.

    -Even when Claude studied very hard, he still failed the French tests.

    Claude occasionally studied hard, but it didn't really make a difference. Everytime he studied, he still failed.

    -Even if Claude studied very hard, he still failed the French tests.

    Claude didn't normally study very hard. But, in the rare situation when he did try to study, he still failed the tests.

    Hoping that is not too confusing.





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    1. Nobody came to his party, didn't come.

    2. I was tired, I went to the meeting.

    3. We had camped right beside a stream, the water was not fit to drink.

    4. I will come the rain doesn't stop.

    5. She's a hard worker, she works after 8.00pm.

    6. The job was so easy, could have done it.

    7. I tried to meet her to say goodbye, bought flowers for her.

    8. He is a good friend, helps me with my studies sometimes.

    9. the soldiers threatened to shoot him, he wouldn't talk.

    10. I wasn't feeling well, I went to the show.









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