Translation of though in Spanish:

though

aunque, conj.

Pronunciation: /ðəʊ//ðoʊ/

conjunction

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    • We also have many ways of saying that, though something may, in fact, not be the case, it could be.
    • Trivial though facts may be, he wanted to know what he was up against.
    • 1.1(despite the fact that)

      aunque
      though the house is small, it is very comfortable aunque / a pesar de que la casa es pequeña, es muy cómoda
      • the house, though small, is very comfortable la casa, aunque / si bien (es) pequeña, es muy cómoda
      • though you may find this hard to believe aunque te cueste creerlo
      • good though the book is, it could have been better aunque el libro es bueno podría haber sido mejor
      • Mine experts said that drilling, though slow, was still the best way to reach the men.
      • Declan did a good job running the event, though he should have been tougher on the slow players in my opinion.
      • The fact on which he now relies is that though he stole, he did not in fact threaten violence.
      • Continental drift also has an effect on the weather, though the process is much slower.
      • A well used before the tsunami is still in use though it too was swamped by the waves.
      • The best of the heckling, though born out of animosity, was seasoned by spontaneous wit.
      • The trade, though lucrative, was quite separate from the rest of his thinking.
      • The onion bhaji, though hardly a revelation, was polished off fairly smartly by Tim.
      • In the winter I tend to cover longer distances in the pool, though I swim at a slower speed.
      • Weak and ill though he was, he still held all the reins of power, and refused to let them go.
      • In form, though comparable in concept to the Sutton Hoo stand, it is unique for England.
      • This practice, though sacred in the eyes of our ancestors, appears ridiculous to us.
      • The house itself, though imposing from the outside, is in fact a very comfortable size.
      • This player, though inconsistent, knows his way around a grass court and could be tricky.
      • In fact, though the alarm has some basis in fact, it should be treated with scepticism.
      • In truth, though clever and apparently effective, that blow had failed to hurt her.
      • He is always open to all points of view, though he is also absolutely sure of what he wants.
      • He did not call an expert in Planned Maintenance, though given leave to do so.
      • My face, though frosted with new snow, has a warmth in the cheeks that defends the bone.
      • Haylage is becoming more popular and though it is more expensive than hay, has a higher feed value.

    • 1.2(but)

      aunque
      I wouldn't have thought it likely, though you may be right no lo hubiera creído posible, aunque puede (ser) que tengas razón
      • His car has not yet been traced, though police believe it is still in the UK.
      • Two bombs hit the ship, neither of which exploded, though one man died in the raid.
      • The order was obeyed despite there being no authority - though by then it was too late.
      • Adjusting its controls takes no time at all, though small icons can be difficult to make out.
      • The Japanese still have a chance of qualifying, though they need at least another goal.
      • The bore was cylindrical and held a double reed, though single reeds are sometimes shown.
      • Both are near the university, though the former is a bit more posh and expensive.
      • New lighting will also be installed, though the final details have yet to be decided.
      • This is an enjoyable, though average, transposition of comic book heroes to the big screen.
      • Installing the software is a trifle, though using it isn't immediately a piece of cake.
      • It had occupied a favourable, though unenviable, position at the crux of two world wars.
      • The route is a combination of moorland tracks and field paths though no great climbs are involved.
      • He tried it in a local chalk pit where he usually rode and was pleased with it, though he found brake problems.
      • At the Black Bull the liquid refreshment was welcome though the food was unexciting.
      • Mrs Evans was not present at the inquest, though other members of Mr Evans' family were.
      • If it is possible to get a ticket then get one, though I fear they will be difficult to obtain.
      • These stories could have come from any of the tabloids from the last few weeks, though actually they belong to the distant past.
      • The train may be flooded out tomorrow, though I expect it will just be late and slow.
      • Possibly these were folded in or had been removed, though I might have missed them.

  • 2literary

    (even if)
    aunque
    though we die in the attempt aunque muramos en el intento

adverb

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    (nevertheless, however)
    it is easy, though, to understand their feelings sin embargo, es fácil comprender sus sentimientos
    • the course is difficult; it's interesting, though el curso es difícil, pero es interesante
  • 2informal

    (just, indeed)
    he's very talented — isn't he though! tiene mucho talento — ¡si tendrá …!