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although
used in Oryx and Crake

20 uses
  • The pain lessens, but although they try very hard, the swelling will not go all the way down.
    p. 363.0
  • Out of habit he looks at his watch — stainless-steel case, burnished aluminum band, still shiny although it no longer works.
    p. 3.6
  • No moon, tonight is the dark of the moon, although the moon is there nevertheless and must be rising now, a huge invisible ball of stone, a giant lump of gravity, dead but powerful, drawing the sea towards itself.
    p. 109.6
  • Miraculously she can fit onto the platform beside him, although it isn't a large platform.
    p. 113.7
  • although the best huts had roofs of tin.
    p. 115.6
  • Each village had its own such man, who would make the dangerous journey from the city at irregular intervals, although it was always known ahead of time that he was on his way.
    p. 117.2
  • She felt a little sorry for the men: although Uncle En said they deserved what happened to them and they were lucky he never called the police, she somewhat regretted her part.
    p. 132.9
  • Although she didn't like it when he swore, she sometimes liked to say what she called bad words herself, because it shocked him.
    p. 135.6
  • He's never seen the women do this — this communion with Oryx — although they refer to it frequently.
    p. 157.5
  • She must have cut herself at the hospital — although, said Crake, her job didn't involve scalpels — or scratched herself, or maybe she'd been careless and had taken her latex gloves off and had been touched on a raw spot by some patient who was a carrier.
    p. 176.8
  • Falling in love, although it resulted in altered body chemistry and was therefore real, was a hormonally induced delusional state, according to him.
    p. 192.9
  • Although it's an excuse for a lot of activity, all it really does moneywise is cause wealth to flow from the sick to the well.
    p. 210.3
  • The prosecution failed to shake her testimony, and the guy got off scot-free, although he was ordered to send her to school immediately.
    p. 255.3
  • Although his stomach is growling, he'll have to wait till he gets there to have breakfast.
    p. 267.2
  • -No," he says, because although he's tempted to lie in bed and interact with the woman in the clock — it would be almost like a conversation — he has to get a move on today.
    p. 277.9
  • Such a pill, he said, would confer large-scale benefits, not only on individual users — although it had to appeal to these or it would be a failure in the marketplace — but on society as a whole; and not only on society, but on the planet.
    p. 294.7
  • Compared to the Paradice Project, even the BlyssPluss Pill was a crude tool, although it would be a lucrative interim solution.
    p. 304.8
  • Not fun, just work although she respected Crake, she really did, because he was a brilliant genius.
    p. 314.4
  • Although various staff members of the BlyssPluss project contributed to JUVE on a piecework basis, it is my belief that none, with the exception of Crake, was cognizant of what that effect would be.
    p. 346.9
  • But he couldn't do that, because although the Crakers weren't his business, they were now his responsibility.
    p. 350.3

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