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    Can 'even though' be used in subjunctive mood?

    Even though you had gone there, you would have been unable to get in, for it had a full house all night.

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    I would like to know whether:

    1---'Even though' is properly used.
    2---'Even if' can be adopted.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Can 'even though' be used in subjunctive mood?

    Quote Originally Posted by jiaruchan View Post
    Even though you had gone there, you would have been unable to get in, for it had a full house all night.

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    I would like to know whether:

    1---'Even though' is properly used.
    No, it isn't. It doesn't make sense.
    2---'Even if' can be adopted.
    'Even if' would make a proper sentence.
    Thank you.
    R.

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