though vs thought vs through : Common Errors in English

About though vs thought vs through

Although most of us know the differences between these words peopleoften type one of them when they mean another. Spelling checkers won’tcatch this sort of slip, so look out for it.

though Meaning(s)

  • (r) (postpositive) however

thought Meaning(s)

  • (n) the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
  • (n) the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
  • (n) the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual
  • (n) a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
  • (n) an instance of deliberate thinking
  • (v) judge or regard; look upon; judge
  • (v) expect, believe, or suppose
  • (v) use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
  • (v) recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
  • (v) imagine or visualize
  • (v) focus one's attention on a certain state
  • (v) have in mind as a purpose
  • (v) decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
  • (v) ponder; reflect on, or reason about
  • (v) dispose the mind in a certain way
  • (v) have or formulate in the mind
  • (v) be capable of conscious thought
  • (v) bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation

through Meaning(s)

  • (s) having finished or arrived at completion
  • (s) (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
  • (r) from beginning to end
  • (r) over the whole distance
  • (r) to completion
  • (r) in diameter
  • (r) throughout the entire extent

though in News

  1. Tenafly officials wary of partnering for field upgrades

    Though an agreement is underway to turf and light Geissinger Field, borough officials still have qualms about partnering with the Board of Education.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Record

  2. Blue Jays-Rangers Preview

    Though it's been almost a month since Yu Darvish won for the Texas Rangers, the star right-hander won't complain about how he has pitched of late.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  3. NVIDIA exec believes new consoles will push PC gaming forward

    Even though NVIDIA was passed over for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the company’s senior vice president, Toni Temasi, is excited for Sony and Microsoft’s next-generation consoles. Both gaming systems, and even Nintendo’s Wii U, are powered by hardware designed by rival chipmaker AMD. But Temasi said that the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have helped close the performance gap between PC and ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

thought in News

  1. Lindsey Graham: ‘If I thought censoring the mail was necessary, I would suggest it’

    Sen. Lindsey Graham would propose censoring Americans' "snail" mail if he thought it would help protect national security, the South Carolina Republican said Tuesday. But for now, he says he doesn't think it's necessary. Faced with questions about the disclosure that the National Security Agency has been collecting phone and email records of citizens, Graham [...]
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Ticket via Yahoo! News

  2. Thought Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ Cover Was Lame? Design Your Own!

    If you thought Kanye West’s upcoming Yeezus album debuted some pretty lame cover-art, you can have a chance to design it for yourself. Okay, so it’s not official. Still, graphic design marketplace 99designs is holding an independent contest to create a cover design for Yeezus. The leaked cover for Ye’s newest album shows the disk with a [...] Thought Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ Cover Was Lame? Design ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Whicker: Thought bubbles to ponder

    Thought bubbles on a Sunday: It is proven again that sports falls into two categories: the Stanley Cup playoffs, and other stuff.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Orange County Register

through in News

  1. 9-year-old girl passes through airport customs with fake unicorn passport

    Breezing through airport security? For some, it’s about as likely as seeing a unicorn. But for 9-year-old Emily Harris of South Wales, it was her toy passport featuring a photo of a pink stuffed unicorn toy that secured her passage through the security line at Turkey’s Antalya airport. “We saw the funny side, and laughed [...]
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Sideshow via Yahoo! News

  2. Train Plows Through Flash Mudslide Like It Don't Care

    A train passing through the Broye district in Switzerland encountered a flash mudslide caused by heavy rains. Did the mud stop the train? Hell no! The train just plowed right on through. Well, it stopped after making it past the mud (presumable to check for damage) but then went on its way. The cars that tried the same did not fare so well. The fate of the classic car also featured in this video ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Jalopnik

  3. Thousands march through Moscow in support of anti-Putin protesters jailed for more than a year

    MOSCOW — Thousands of Russian opposition activists are marching through Moscow decrying President Vladimir Putin's authoritarian rule and calling for the release of people they consider political prisoners.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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