One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
sentence adverb Admittedly; it is true (used to introduce a factor which is opposed to the main line of argument but is not regarded as so strong as to invalidate it)‘granted, Marie was two years older than her, but it wasn't a question of age’
- ‘Granted, he's not infallible and he knows this.’
- ‘Granted, I'm not the mans ex-wife so I dont feel ‘cheated’ out of spending that time with him.’
- ‘Granted Im not completely done studying, but.. what is the point?’
- ‘Granted, I'm not a historian But in all the years baseball has been played on this or any other continent, I don't think a team has ever won without scoring a run.’
Even assuming that.‘granted that officers were used to making decisions, they still couldn't be expected to understand’self-evident, unquestionable, undeniableView synonyms
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