Although

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Unexpected ContrastPlay
Use 'although' for surprising contrasts or contradictions to what was said before. SlideHe smiled, although he was very nervous.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Positive TurnPlay
'Although' often introduces a positive spin on a negative situation. SlideAlthough the task was hard, she enjoyed it.
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Stand-alone StatementPlay
A sentence with 'although' can be a full thought without needing more information. SlideAlthough it's expensive, it's worth it.