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Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Though’.


“That is very true,” said Elizabeth; “though it had not occurred to me before.”

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.


“Oh! certainly,” said Elizabeth, though burning with curiosity; “we will ask you no questions.”

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.


The upshot was that though England was full of the revolutionary ideas, nevertheless there was no revolution.

From ‘The Victorian Age in Literature’, by G. K. Chesterton.


You won’t make a factory look like a house, though you decorate its front and plant rose-bushes all round it.

From ‘Greenmantle’, by John Buchan.


“He is not so ungrateful as you supposed. He had a reason for going away, though it was an insufficient one.”

From ‘Bleak House’, by Charles Dickens.


Though I have been playing tennis for many years, I doubt if I have got my first serve—the fast one — over the net more than half a dozen times.”

From ‘The Man with Two Left Feet (and Other Stories)’, by P.G. Wodehouse.

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