How Do You Use Even?

What’s another word for getting even?

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What is difference between even if and even though?

These expressions are not always interchangeable; the context of the sentence will affect your choice: “Even though” is used when something is always done or a fact is mentioned. “Even when” is used when something is occasionally done. “Even if” is used when something is rarely done or just imagined.

Can you start sentence with even?

Firstly, there is no word eventhough; it needs to be even though. Secondly, there is no sensible reason to avoid starting a sentence with even though, as long as the even though clause (which is a subordinate or dependent clause) is followed by a main or independent clause.

What do you mean by even?

Any integer that can be divided exactly by 2 is an even number. The last digit is 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8. Example: −24, 0, 6 and 38 are all even numbers.

Does even mean equal?

When used as adjectives, equal means the same in all respects, whereas even means flat and level. Even is also adverb with the meaning: exactly, just, fully.

What does getting even mean?

phrase. If you say that you are going to get even with someone, you mean that you are going to cause them the same amount of harm or annoyance as they have caused you. [informal]

What is even though in grammar?

Even though is used to express a fact, something that is real or true. ‘Even though’ precedes a statement of fact. It means ‘despite/in spite of’ the fact. It is more emphatic or stronger than ‘though’ or ‘although’. Even though John is rich, he lives in a small house.

Is even though together?

Unlike plain though, even though generally only connects clauses; one can typically hear constructions such as, “He is friendly, though quiet”, while “He was friendly, even though quiet” is quite rare.

What is even if in grammar?

Even though means despite the fact that and is a more emphatic version of though and although. Even if means whether or not and has to do with the conditions that may apply. Compare the following: Even if I had two hours to spare for shopping, I wouldn’t go out and buy a suit.

Where do you put even?

Even: position When even refers to a whole clause or sentence, we usually put it in the normal mid position for adverbs, between the subject and the main verb, after the modal verb or first auxiliary verb, or after be as a main verb: You can take an online course now and you even do the test online.

How do you use not even?

Not-even definitions You didn’t even look at me. (colloquial) Used to express strong disappointment or disapproval. I heard they wanted to cancel the show tonight. Not even!