Differences and Using “Even though” and “Even if”

Differences and Using “Even though” and “Even if”

Even though

Even though is used to express a fact, something that is real or true.

Examples;

Even though John is rich, he lives in a small house. (John is rich, but in spite of that, he lives in a small house.)

Even though she likes animals, Mary doesn’t want a dog. (In spite of the fact that she likes animals, Mary doesn’t want a dog.)

Even if

Even if is used in a supposition or hypothesis.

Examples;

Even if Caroline earned a big salary, she would not buy a fast car. (Caroline doesn’t like fast cars. It is not because of the price that she won’t buy one.)

Even if I had time and money, I wouldn’t go on a cruise. (It’s not because t have no time or no money that I won? go on a cruise. , I have other reasons for not going.)

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