Traduction Despite

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Traduction

despite: en dépit de, malgré
adverb
Despite est directement suivi du nom (ou d'un verbe au gérondif) :
Despite his size, he was a very good athlete. Malgré sa taille, c'était un très bon athlète.
(ou In spite of his size...)
Despite eating burgers every day, she never gains weight. En dépit des hamburgers qu'elle mange tous les jours, elle ne prend jamais de poids.

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.

Exemples

  • "Delavigne, San Francisco's renowned playboy, insisted on piloting the balloon himself, despite having only limited experience flying dirigibles."
  • "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."
  • "First of all, you'll be happy to know that despite Bruno's absence, our shareholders still have confidence in us."
  • "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 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."
  • "Despite his humble beginnings in the deepest, darkest Amazon, General Oléré stood out like a shining star."
  • "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."
  • "They are trying to break me, Bruno, and I am afraid that despite my rugged, tough exterior, I may not last."
  • "Despite their reputation for spontaneous combustion in the 1930s, airships are back."
  • "It's true that Stickypedia is maintained by anonymous volunteers rather than renowned experts, but despite this, it works remarkably well!"

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