How do you use even?
Even is an adverb. We use even to refer to something surprising, unexpected, unusual or extreme: He didn’t even have enough money to pay the rent. You love me, even after the terrible things I’ve done?
Why is the word even used?
‘Even’ is used as an adverb when we want to add emphasis to show that something is surprising or extreme. In this example, ‘even’ is used to emphasise the fact that he was so poor that he did not have enough money to some food. He didn’t even have enough money to buy some fresh fruit and veg.
How do I get even meaning?
to punish someone who has done something bad to you by doing something equally bad to that person: After she insulted me, all I thought about was how I could get even with her.