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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2015     Views: 1

Even is used to say that something is unusual or surprising. It is often used in the middle of the sentence.

e.g.: Mike didn't tell anyone he was coming, not even his own parents.

Even can be followed by comparative.

e.g.: This designer bag is even more expensive than the one the artist famously bought.

Even though is used like although to give a stronger contrast.

e.g.: He still came even though he was sick.

Even can also mean a number divisible by two. 

e.g.: He had an even number of pretzels. 

 

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