- However, nevertheless, nonetheless emphasize the fact that the second point contrasts with the first.
The ruling party suffered a massive defeat in the recent elections. However, they were able to retain a few seats in the eastern region of the state, traditionally a stronghold for them.
- Mind you and still introduce the contrasting point as an afterthought.
I don’t like the job much. Mind you, the money is okay.
- Yet, still, in spite of this, despite this can be used to suggest that something is surprising, in view of what was said before.
The train was an hour late. In spite of this, he managed to get to the meeting in time.