An example of though is driving in the face of a very dangerous storm.
Though they may not succeed, they will still try.
He still argues, though he knows he's wrong. Even though it was raining, she walked to work.
Though he may fail, he will have tried.
Snow is not predicted; we can expect some rain, though.
Wouldn't that beat all, though?
Though the car was repaired, it rattled.
They will probably win, though no one else thinks so.
She sings well, though.
"Man, it's hot in here." "” "Isn't it, though?"
Origin of though
- Middle English of Scandinavian origin to- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English thaugh, thagh, from Old English Ã¾Ä“ah (“ though, although, even if, that, however, nevertheless, yet, still; whether"), later superseded in many dialects by Middle English though, thogh, from Old Norse *Ã¾Ã³h (later Ã¾Ã³); both from Proto-Germanic *Ã¾auh (“though"), from Proto-Indo-European *to-. Akin to Scots thoch (“though"), Saterland Frisian dach (“though"), West Frisian dÃ´ch, dochs (“though"), Dutch doch (“though"), German doch (“though"), Swedish dock (“however, still"), Icelandic Ã¾Ã³ (“though"). More at that.