Although, even though: ㄴ/은/는 데도

A + ㄴ/은데도 and V + 는데도 are used to say ‘although’ or ‘even though’:

이 영화를 2번 봤는데도 구상을 기억이 안 나요.
Even though I’ve seen this movie twice I can’t remember the plot.

에어컨을 켰는데도 아직 더워요.
Even though I switched on the air conditioner it’s still very hot.

10살 부터 피아노를 쳤는데도 잘 안 하는 편이에요.
Although I’ve played the piano since I was 10, I can’t really play that well.

바다가 고요한 것 같은데도 가끔 찐자 위험해요.
Although the sea looks peaceful, it is sometimes very dangerous.

그 여자는 예쁜데도 아직 슬프고 고독한 것 같아요.
Although that woman is pretty she still seems sad and lonely.

저 사람이 한국인 인데도 한국에서 살고 싶지 않아요.
Even though that man is Korean he doesn’t want to live in Korea.

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