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    Though, Even Though

    I have a question about some punctuation for 'though' and 'even though':

    "He applied to Havard (,) even though he had no chance of admission."
    "He applied to Havard (,) though he had no chance of admission."

    I think that comma is optional before 'even though', but is mandatory before 'though'. Am I wrong?

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    Re: Though, Even Though

    Quote Originally Posted by thaine View Post
    I have a question about some punctuation for 'though' and 'even though':

    "He applied to Havard (,) even though he had no chance of admission."
    "He applied to Havard (,) though he had no chance of admission."

    I think that comma is optional before 'even though', but is mandatory before 'though'. Am I wrong?
    I don't find the second one very natural.

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