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even though

In spite of (something). Even though it rained, we still had a great time at the parade.
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even if/though

in spite of the fact or belief that; no matter whether: I’ll get there, even if I have to walk.I like her, even though she can be annoying at times.
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According to the IFS, in 2016 approximately 40 per cent of people within this category would not be able to buy one of the cheapest homes in their area even if they managed to save a 10 per cent deposit, whereas two decades years earlier, over 90 per cent with a similar down payment would have been able to purchase a house in their area if they borrowed four-and-a-half times their salary.
AROUND four-in-10 young adults in England would not be able to buy one of the cheapest homes in their area even if they managed to save a 10 per cent deposit, research has found.
AROUND four in 10 young adults in England would not be able to buy one of the cheapest homes in their area even if they managed to save a 10% deposit, research has found.
Polly Simpson, a research economist at the IFS and a co-author of the research, said: "Big increases in house prices compared to incomes over the last two decades mean that it is increasingly difficult for young adults to get on the housing ladder, even if they do manage to save a 10% deposit.
But that might prove unpopular with voters - even if the same voters also say they want more money spent on the NHS.