- It is warm there, even in winter. (So you can be sure it will be very warm there in summer.)
- Even a child can understand this book. (Therefore you can be sure it is a simple one.)
- He is rude to everybody. He is even rude to the police. (NOT Even he is --- or He even is ---)
- It puzzled even the experts. (NOT It even puzzled --- or Even it puzzled ---)
- Even a child can solve this problem.
It is also possible to put even before other words and expressions that we want to emphasise.
- I work every day, even on Sundays.
Not even is used to talk about a negative extreme.
- He cant even write his own name.
Even if and even though
We can use even before if and though.
- I will go even if (though) you forbid me to.
- The book is expensive, but even so you ought to buy it. (NOT --- even though you ought to buy it.)
Each and every
East, eastern, south, southern etc New!
Either and neither
Elder and eldest
End and finish
Especially and specially
Except and except for
Exchange for and exchange with
Ex and former
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