Examples:

  • I'd like to visit Milan, because I have several friends there.
  • Lindsay walked home alone, although she knew it wasn't a good idea.
  • Mysteriously, music started playing, although there was no one near the speakers.

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Now test yourself with the quiz

Can you choose the correct word?

Alex decided to go to the party, _______ Lindsay told him not to.

although

Jonny hated studying English ________ he didn't like his teacher.

because

The journey was fairly easy ________ the roads were empty.

because

Jo will be coming tonight, ________ I'm not sure when she'll arrive.

although