Modes of Expressing
A Concessional Clause

Modes of Expressing A Concessional Clause :

These can be summed up as follows.

(a) By the Conjunction though or although

1. Though he is poor he is honest.
2. He is honest although he is poor.

(b) By the Conjunction as

1. Poor as he is, he is honest.

(c) By the Relative Adverb however followed by some Adjective or Adverb

1. However rich he may be, he is never contented.
2. However often he may try, he will never succeed.

(d) By the phrase all the same

1. There is some force in what you say. We adhere to our own opinions all the same.

2. Although there is some force, yet we adhere.

(e) By an Absolute Participle followed by a Noun Clause

1. Admitting that he is not naturally clever, he might yet have been more industrious.

(f) By the Preposition notwithstanding followed by a Noun Clause

1. He is still asleep, notwithstanding that he has already slept for ten hours.

2. He is still asleep, although he has already slept for ten hours.

(g) By the Conjunction even if

1. I would not betray her even if she insulted me.

(h) By the Adverb indeed followed by the Conjunction but

1. He recovered indeed, but his health has never been so good since.

2. Although he recovered, yet his health has never been so good since.

(i) By the phrases nevertheless or nonetheless

1. I do not blame myself for this result, but I am nonetheless disappointed.

2. Though I do not blame, I am nonetheless disappointed.

Few More Sample Sentences :

1. He was poor indeed, but he was always honest.

2. Though he never failed in anything, he was always modest and retiring.

3. Though it is true we have lost all our money, it has not been through our own fault.

4. Notwithstanding that it rained all yesterday, the air is still quite hot.

5. The weather, though cool, is not healthy.

6. He was a strict man, but he was just all the same.

7. Supposing he was excited, that was no excuse for his conduct.

8. Although he was deserted by his friends, he was pardoned by his enemies.

9. However guilty he is, he is still an object of pity.


  1. A Sentence - 1
  2. A Sentence - 2
  3. A Sentence - 3
  4. The Structure of Sentences
  5. Kinds of Sentences
  6. A Clause and A Phrase
  7. The Noun Clause
  8. The Adjective Clause
  9. The Adverb Clause
  10. Adverb Clauses
  11. Adjective Clauses
  12. Noun Clauses
  13. Three Kinds of Clauses
  14. Sample Sentences with Clauses
  15. Simple Sentences ( Simple Sentence )
  16. Double Sentences
  17. Multiple Sentences
  18. Complex Sentences
  19. Attributive Adjuncts
  20. The Predicate
  21. Adverbial Adjuncts to Verb of Predicate
  22. Analysis of Sentences
  23. Contracted Sentences
  24. Analysis of Double Sentences
  25. Analysis of Multiple Sentences
  26. Rules for Analysing Double Sentences
  27. Rules for Analysing Multiple Sentences
  28. Analysis of Complex Sentences
  29. The Complex Sentences
  30. Analysis of Multiple Sentence
  31. The Transformation of Sentences
  32. Modes of Expressing A Condition in English Grammar
  33. Modes of Expressing A Concessional Clause
  34. Modes of Expressing A Contrasting Clause
  35. Interchange of Degrees of Comparison
  36. Synthesis of Sentences - 1
  37. Synthesis of Sentences - 2
  38. Synthesis of Sentences - 3
  39. The Principal Clause
  40. The Dependent Clause
  41. Verb in The Dependent Clause
  42. Direct Speech and Indirect Speech
  43. Kinds of Sentences
  44. Direct and Indirect Speech
  45. A Sentence without E
  46. Parsed Sentence

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