Despite

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Definición

despite: a pesar de
adverb
Despite va directamente seguido de un sujeto (o de un verbo en gerundio):

Despite his size, he was a very good athlete. A pesar de su tamaño, era muy buen atleta. (O In spite of his size...)
Despite eating burgers every day, she never gains weight. No engorda a pesar de comer hamburguesas todo el día.

Pronunciation examples
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.
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Ejemplos

  • "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."
  • "Despite their reputation for spontaneous combustion in the 1930s, airships are back."
  • "They are trying to break me, Bruno, and I am afraid that despite my rugged, tough exterior, I may not last."
  • "Anyway, despite your commendable efforts, I have decided it would be best to hire the janitor through a cleaning agency."
  • "First of all, you'll be happy to know that despite Bruno's absence, our shareholders still have confidence in us."
  • "Despite these steps, the server is still on its death bed."
  • "It's true that Stickypedia is maintained by anonymous volunteers rather than renowned experts, but despite this, it works remarkably well!"
  • "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 making up only 2% of the world's population, the Japanese account for one fifth of skin care sales."
  • "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."

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