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    "But" or "Though" colloquial English

    "I don't have any bigoted thoughts on those people, but I'm not a person who likes everyone including criminals on the earth."

    I heard that I can use "thought" instead of "but" for colloquial English. But how should I change above sentence by using "though"?

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    Re: "But" or "Though" colloquial English

    Quote Originally Posted by Jungjou View Post
    "I don't have any bigoted thoughts on those people, but I'm not a person who likes everyone including criminals on the earth."

    I heard that I can use "thought" "though" instead of "but" for colloquial English. But how should I change above sentence by using "though"?

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    "I don't have any bigoted thoughts on those people, (al)though I'm not a person who likes everyone including criminals on the earth."

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    Re: "But" or "Though" colloquial English

    "Though" doesn't fit everywhere. "But" has its functions. They don't completely substitute for each other. I am a little bit lost. Your example needs a little more context.

    Jungjou, it seems like you are very interested in speaking natural English. If I were you, I would watch tons of light-hearted movies in English. (Darth Vader probably speaks formally.) Ice Age is a kids' movie that might be good, and Shrek 2 might be good also.
    Last edited by a_vee; 26-May-2012 at 00:03. Reason: Typo

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    Re: "But" or "Though" colloquial English

    Quote Originally Posted by a_vee View Post
    "But" has it's its functions.
    emsr2d2

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