Using Although, In spite of, Despite

Using and difference between Although, In spite of and Despite in english;

Using Although, In spite of, Despite

Although  + Subject + Verb

  • Although he is handicapped, he has been able to perpetuate his daily life.
  • Although teachers give a lot of advice, students don’t always take it.
  • Although I am tired, I don’t want to sleep.
  • Although the weather was cold, we decided not to wear our jackets.



In spite of + Noun/pronoun

In spite of + verb -ing

  • In spite of being a millionaire, he lives in a very small flat.
  • In spite of being insulted, he managed to keep his temper.
  • She failed the test in spite of studying hard.
  • We had a great time in spite of the rain.
  • In spite of her resolve, she responded.



Despite + Noun/pronoun

Despite + verb -ing

  • I cannot help liking him despite his many faults.
  • Despite the sunshine, the snow has not yet melted.
  • The Church would be the first to say it despite what I have been.
  • I enjoyed the movie despite having a headache.
  • She is not attractive, despite her beauty.