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, 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.’
- ‘Granted, he's not infallible and he knows this.’
- ‘Granted Im not completely done studying, but.. what is the point?’
- ‘Granted, I'm not the mans ex-wife so I dont feel ‘cheated’ out of spending that time with him.’
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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