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    ..., still he was satisfied that he did vs he was still satisfied...

    Even though he didn't do well in the examinations, still he was satisfied that he did not fail.

    Even though he didn't do well in the examinations, he was still satisfied that he did not fail.

    I think "still" is in the correct position,in the second sentence, but I wonder whether the sentence is OK.

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    Re: ..., still he was satisfied that he did vs he was still satisfied...

    The second sentence is correct, and has "still" in the conventional position.
    The first sentence is also correct, and the position of "still" is even better if one wants to emphasise a contrast with the first part of the sentence.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: ..., still he was satisfied that he did vs he was still satisfied...

    The first doesn't work very well for me.

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