English Uses Using In spite of & Despite, Definition and Examples

English Uses Using In spite of & Despite, Definition and Examples






In spite of and despite express a contrast between two things.  They are prepositional expressions. Followed by a noun phrase or pronoun or a verb in the ‘ing’ from.

Example Sentences

  • I love his despite his faults.
  • The young men said that they would do it despite all of the difficulties.
  • They went out in spite of the rain.
  • Despite being a millionaire, she lives in a very small flat.
  • The house will certainly sell in spite of the fact that it’s overpriced.
  • In spite of the fack that Mark helps to the poor, he isn’t rich.
  • Despite her exhaustion, she tries to help us.

 



  • In spite of the fog, planes are still landing.
  • Despite her young age, she did a very good job.
  • They helped them in spite of the difficulties
  • Despite the cool day, he don’t want to go out.
  • In spite of all the cooking shows I’ve watched, I’m still no good in the kitchen.

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