"I can still hear your voice‚ even without a phone. But you can't hear me. That's right. So what?"

Why the writer used a comma before even? In some other sentences‚there was no comma before even.


The meaning of even in your case is used to emphasize something surprising or extreme hence the comma in this sentence represents the pause taken by the speaker to emphasize on the following part i.e. without a phone. Which makes perfect sense.

I can hear your voice (pause/,) even without a phone.

There could be many other instances, as you mentioned, where you might not pause before even while speaking.


What I said is true even today.

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