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Although she knows a lot about the business, she still has a lot to learn from her mother.
  even though (Used to connect contrasting ideas. At the start of a sentence, other synonyms could include words and phrases such as however, yet, all the same, on the other hand, still, even so, and nonetheless.)
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  • Although she knows a lot about the business, she still has a lot to learn from her mother.
  • Although she was angry, she wasn’t about to lose control.
  • Although owls normally hunt at night and are hardly ever seen in daylight, there have been hundreds of sightings of these birds flying in every direction since sunrise.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • When we met, I was a skinny twelve-year-old, and although he was only two years older, he already looked like a man.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games

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  • "I’m okay," I say, although I don’t feel okay at all.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Another power player who has decided to use me as a piece in her games, although things never seem to go according to plan. First there were the Gamemakers, making me their star and then scrambling to recover from that handful of poisonous berries. Then President Snow, trying to use me to put out the flames of rebellion, only to have my every move become inflammatory. Next, the rebels...
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • He was a big, beefy man with hardly any neck, although he did have a very large mustache.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • They can afford to buy butcher meat in town, although none of us likes it any better than fresh game.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • The credit for the survivors’ escape has landed squarely on Gale’s shoulders, although he’s loath to accept it.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • His rages seem pointless to me, although I never say so.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games

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  • It’s even hard for him to let me bring in meat, although he’d surely have kept my mother and Prim supplied if I’d been killed in the Games.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • He hoped the roof wasn’t going to fall in, although he might be warmer if it did.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Instead we drink milk from Prim’s goat, Lady, and eat the rough bread made from the tessera grain, although no one has much appetite anyway.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Although time is ticking away, I allow myself a few minutes to sit in the kitchen.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • They show a little more restraint than the people from 13 do, although it may just be from embarrassment.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Although he could tell it was daylight, he kept his eyes shut tight.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Although they never mention it, I owe the people who frequent the Hob.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Beetee has to leave his wheelchair outside, although they provide him with another once we’re through security.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Although Hagrid seemed to know where he was going, he was obviously not used to getting there in an ordinary way.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Although this was an improvement in many ways, it did become a bit depressing after a while.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Because I recognize this name, although I have never spoken directly to its owner.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Although I had been to the Hob on several occasions with my father, I was too frightened to venture into that rough, gritty place alone.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • I can see by the light that it must be around noon, although the sunny sky has turned overcast.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Although lacking in many departments, Effie Trinket has a certain determination I have to admire.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Although it’s not yet ten, we’re the last ones to arrive.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • When we’re in the square, Prim always drags me over to admire them, although we’d never be able to afford one.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Somehow, although it’s made from the same stuff, it looks a lot more appetizing than the ugly drop biscuits that are the standard fare at home.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Although if I’m going to lose, I’d rather Peeta win than the others.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Haymitch guffaws and we all start laughing except Effie, although even she is suppressing a smile.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Although evening is falling, the City Circle is brighter than a summer’s day.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • None of them took, although Prim had a knack for all three.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • I can’t even look at Peeta—my designated future husband—although I know none of this is his fault.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Although I bet they are now.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • He was conspicuously absent from the dinner at the mayor’s house, although the rest of his family came.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Although it’s sure to be temporary.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Although I have no idea what exactly that should be.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Everyone else is dressed in 13’s dark gray military jumpsuits, even Haymitch, although he seems unhappy about the snugness of his collar.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • We couldn’t override their system, although Beetee’s working on it.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • She goes on a bit about what an honor it is to be here, although everyone knows she’s just aching to get bumped up to a better district where they have proper victors, not drunks who molest you in front of the entire nation.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • After the Dark Days and the supposed destruction of 13, District 2 became the Capitol’s new center of defense, although it’s publicly presented as the home of the nation’s stone quarries, in the same way that 13 was known for graphite mining.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • The most I could say about you after your interview was that you were nice enough, although that in itself was a small miracle.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Although it’s technically illegal.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • I seem frilly and shallow, twirling and giggling in my dress, although the others assure me I am charming.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Despite the tension in my stomach, I eat as much as I can, although none of the delectable food makes any impression on me.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • I can sprint faster than any of the girls in our school although a couple can beat me in distance races.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • As I unhook the straps, I can feel it’s sturdily made although a rather unfortunate color.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • I have to stop and rest frequently, although I know the only cure for what ails me requires continued searching.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Although I have not yet had the courage to examine it, I’m guessing that it’s an injury in a whole different class.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • The girl from District 4 staggers out of sight, although I wouldn’t bet on her making it to the lake.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Confused, I think it’s for Glimmer, although this doesn’t quite make sense because I’m still in the picture, still fighting for the arrows.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
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