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What is the other way to say quand​ même? Once, one said to me that I shouldn't use it if I want to write a report, or any formal paper.

Especially in this kind of context:

"On vérifie ensuite, qu'il puisse quand même envoyer bla bla . . . "

Thanks

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    I am sorry but the sentence "On vérifie ensuite, est-ce qu'il puisse quand-même envoyer..." just does not make sense 😟 Did you mean "We'll check later. Can he (still) send it out?" ?
    – SteffX
    Oct 26, 2017 at 15:18
  • @SteffX I wanted to say "We'll verify later, Is he still be able to send bla bla bla".
    – Annahri
    Oct 26, 2017 at 17:15
  • @Nathan aha, damn auto-correct. Exacty what I wanted to say, thanks
    – Annahri
    Oct 26, 2017 at 17:16
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    May I also point out that "quand même" should not have a hyphen between "quand" and "même" ?
    – Greg
    Oct 26, 2017 at 18:17
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    It is definitely "quand même", but it is a mistake that even native speakers will sometimes do. I guess that is because "lui-même", "moi-même", etc, do require a hyphen.
    – Greg
    Oct 27, 2017 at 5:52

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You can use "tout de même", which can be translated as "anyway". Depending of the context, you could also use "de toute facon".

Example:

C'est compliqué? On fait ça quand même.

is equal to

C'est compliqué? On fait ça de toute façon/ tout de même.

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Selon le site Le Bon Synonyme, on trouve quatre synonymes de "quand même" :

  • Tout de même
  • De toute façon
  • Aussi
  • Dans tous les cas

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