Übersetzung & Definition
Auf despite folgt direkt ein Substantiv (oder ein Verb in der Form des Gerundiums):
Despite his size, he was a very good athlete. Trotz seiner Größe war er ein sehr guter Athlet. (oder In spite of his size...)
Despite eating burgers every day, she never gains weight. Trotz der Hamburger, die sie täglich isst, nimmt sie nie zu.
UK: I enjoyed our trip to the Seychelles, despite the weather.
US: Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage.
- "Despite his humble beginnings in the deepest, darkest Amazon, General Oléré stood out like a shining star."
- "Despite this isolated incident, I believe that our two cultures are closer than ever, and this is reflected by this collaboration between the perfumers of our two great nations."
- "However, despite my tastes and means, I cannot be expected to keep buying fine art out of my own pocket, and I will bring up the matter of finances at the next shareholders meeting."
- "It's true that Stickypedia is maintained by anonymous volunteers rather than renowned experts, but despite this, it works remarkably well!"
- "First of all, you'll be happy to know that despite Bruno's absence, our shareholders still have confidence in us."
- "They are trying to break me, Bruno, and I am afraid that despite my rugged, tough exterior, I may not last."
- "Delavigne, San Francisco's renowned playboy, insisted on piloting the balloon himself, despite having only limited experience flying dirigibles."
- "You'll be pleased to know that despite our little incident, I managed to talk those suckers at "Smells R Us" into renewing their orders for the upcoming year."
- "Despite gloomy financial forecasts for its competitors, the perfume giant is set to have one of their most successful Christmases ever with sales up 15% since this time last year."
- "Despite their reputation for spontaneous combustion in the 1930s, airships are back."
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