even if

idiom

used to stress that something will happen despite something else that might prevent it
I'm going to the party even if it rains.

Examples of even if in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But even if the empire the Redstones built remains intact, RedBird and Skydance are likely to cut costs to the bone at Paramount’s cable channels and milk them for cash, as the cable industry slowly, inevitably dies. Eva Roytburg, Fortune, 8 June 2024 The stars are aligning in your love life this month, even if there are no strings attached at first. Valerie Mesa, Peoplemag, 7 June 2024 The question was inevitable, even if Dave Roberts found the narrative overly convenient. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2024 The two bills together are both concerned with modernizing the state’s drug and housing laws to better meet the needs of the fentanyl and homelessness crises — even if that means a departure from historically progressive stances. Jenavieve Hatch, Sacramento Bee, 7 June 2024 And even if there’s songs where the narrator is trying to figure something out or feels confused, that’s not all. Jon Pareles, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 June 2024 As a killer who racks up a body count in the hundreds, Plaza plays into her popular icy persona to an extreme degree, even if the character can be a bit divisive amongst the fandom. EW.com, 6 June 2024 The prices in the list below concern real estate sales where the title was recorded during the week of May 20 even if the property may have been sold earlier. Bay Area Home Report, The Mercury News, 6 June 2024 Unaware of when they will be released or even if they will be released. Ana Raquel Minian, TIME, 30 May 2024

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“Even if.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/even%20if. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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