how to make concessions in an argument

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‘it’s true that…but’ : concession and counter-argument

Expressions of concession and counter-argument are used in a three-part structure: (1) there is discussion of facts that point in a certain direction ↓ (2) it is agreed that a particular contradictory fact points the other way (concession) ↓   (3) but the speaker/writer dismisses this fact and returns to the original direction of argument (counter-argument). … Continue reading


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