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used in Fast Food Nation

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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.)
  • There are inherent limits, however, on how much this thriving new movement can achieve.
    p. 274.9
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Unlike other commodities, however, fast food isn't viewed, read, played, or worn.
    p. 10.3
  • however = though (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • The automobile industry, however, was not content simply to reap the benefits of government-subsidized road construction.
    p. 16.5
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The Speedee Service System, however, got off to a rocky start.
    p. 20.7
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Within a few weeks, however, the new system gained acceptance, as word spread about the low prices and good hamburgers.
    p. 20.8
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Both men, however, knew how to find and motivate the right talent.
    p. 33.7
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The working conditions at Disney's factory, however, were not always fun.
    p. 36.6
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • When it comes to wage rates, however, the company is remarkably silent and laissez-faire.
    p. 75.8
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Franchisees do, however, have some control over wage rates and try to keep them as low as possible.
    p. 78.5
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The fast food industry's expansion, however, coincided with a rising incidence of workplace violence in the United States.
    p. 83.5
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He was not, however, going to rely on McDonald's for his personal safety.
    p. 86.2
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Local newspaper accounts, however, give a sense of these crimes.
    p. 86.8
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • His small office behind the Belmont store, however, is in an advanced state of disarray, crammed with stacks of sagging banker's boxes.
    p. 103.4
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Every increase in productivity, however, has driven more American farmers off the land.
    p. 119.9
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Few people, however, can name the companies that manufacture fast food's taste.
    p. 121.3
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Taste buds offer a relatively limited means of detection, however, compared to the human olfactory system, which can perceive thousands of different chemical aromas.
    p. 123.2
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The human nose, however, is still more sensitive than any machine yet invented.
    p. 125.3
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • In response to inquiries from Vegetarian Journal, however, McDonald's did acknowledge that its fries derive some of their characteristic flavor from "animal products."
    p. 128.8
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • There is one indisputable fact, however, about American ranchers: they are rapidly disappearing.
    p. 136.3
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • It does not, however, raise the birds.
    p. 140.9
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Ranchers in Colorado today, however, face threats to their livelihood that are unrelated to fluctuations in cattle prices.
    p. 144.4
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The prosperity and labor peace in Greeley, however, were soon threatened by fundamental changes sweeping through the meatpacking industry — an upheaval that came to be known as "the IBP revolution."
    p. 151.9
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • For more than a century, however, Chicago reigned as the meatpacking capital of the world.
    p. 152.2
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Little was done, however, to improve the lives of packinghouse workers, whose misfortune had inspired Upton Sinclair to write the book.
    p. 153.1
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Holman's links to organized crime, however, extended far beyond the sort of payments that honest New York businessmen were often forced to make.
    p. 155.4
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • It did not, however, reduce the number of people getting hurt.
    p. 179.9
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The election of 1994, however, marked a turning point.
    p. 185.8
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The chain did not attract a broad range of people, however.
    p. 198.1
  • In public, however, the McDonald's Corporation denied that its hamburgers had made anyone sick.
    p. 199.3
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • An almost fanatical devotion to microbial testing, however, became the key to Theno's food safety program.
    p. 208.9
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • That step is rarely taken, however — and can be challenged by a meatpacker in federal court.
    p. 211.2
  • Two years later, however, USDA officials proposed that the agency stop issuing any press releases about meat recalls, leaving that task entirely to the meatpacking industry.
    p. 213.7
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The new policy, however, has not made it any easier to learn where contaminated meat has been sold.
    p. 213.9
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The USDA plan, however, had been significantly watered down during negotiations with the meatpacking industry and Republican members of Congress.
    p. 215.3
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Widespread introduction of the process has thus far been impeded, however, by a reluctance among consumers to eat things that have been exposed to radiation.
    p. 217.8
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • McDonald's, however, would not be deterred; Burger King had already opened a mobile hamburger cart in Dresden.
    p. 229.1
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • One German McDonald's, however, stands out from the rest.
    p. 233.4
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Testimony in the London courtroom, however, provided new revelations about the company's attitude toward civil liberties and freedom of speech.
    p. 247.6
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Becoming part of the larger world, however, has had its costs.
    p. 250.9
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The timing may be right, however, for a few more Red Tops to open.
    p. 258.9
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Every year in the United States, however, more than half a million people become ill after eating eggs contaminated with Salmonella, and more than 300 people die.
    p. 264.1
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The greatest gains in worker safety, however, will come when state and federal authorities look at the meatpacking industry's injury rate from a new perspective.
    p. 265.1
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The switch from plastic boxes to paper ones did not, however, represent a sudden and profound change in corporate philosophy.
    p. 268.9
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
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  • That was not a viable option, however; rotting potatoes can damage the land.
    p. 118.2

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