Site Feedback

Resolved questions
the word " though "

Can anyone kindly explain the elusive meaning, in my opinion, of the word (though)? It doesn't mean although as far my knowledge goes. I've heard it in sentences like this :
" We're closed though." at a restaurant.
" I appreciate it though." when I offered someone a sandwich.

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language

Share:

0 comments

    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.

     

    Answers

    Sort by:

    Best Answer - Chosen by the Asker
    "Though" means "despite the fact" so in the sentence "I appreciate it, though." It means "I don't want that sandwich, although I appreciate that you offered it to me." It is a way of using "although" at the end of a sentence.

    It can also mean that there are restrictions on something. So if you say "I wanted a cookie, they didn't have any though." You are saying that because you didn't get a cookie because they didn't have any.

    Submit your answer


    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.

    If you copy this answer from another italki answer page, please state the URL of where you got your answer from.