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however
used in Pygmalion

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However, complications may...
Definition
though (or another expression that connects contrasting ideas)

(Based on idea 1 we might not expect idea 2, but this is a way of saying that even though idea 1 exists, we still have idea 2.  Synonyms include in spite of that, , nevertheless, nonetheless, on the other hand, in contrastand but.)
  • [Rising] However, it's over and done with; and now I can go to bed at last without dreading tomorrow.
    Act 4 (32% in)

There are no more uses of "however" flagged with this meaning in Pygmalion.

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  • Therefore, Sweet railed at Pitman as vainly as Thersites railed at Ajax: his raillery, however it may have eased his soul, gave no popular vogue to Current Shorthand.
    Preface (68% in)
  • Just give him the chance he wanted to show that Americans is not like us: that they recognize and respect merit in every class of life, however humble.
    Act 5 (10% in)

There are no more uses of "however" in Pygmalion.

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