English Grammar Exercise


(although / despite - in spite of)


Complete the sentences below with although - despite - in spite of.
(The answers are at the end of the page.)

1._______________ the weather was bad, we enjoyed our trip.

2.The children slept well _______________ the noise.

3.________________ earning a low salary, Linda gave money to her parents.

4.John rarely sees Paul ______________ they live in the same town.

5.Julie failed the exam ____________ of working very hard.

6.______________ it was cold, she didn't put on her coat.

7.Tom went to work _______________ not feeling very well.

8.Anna never learned the language ________________ she lived there for two years.

9.__________________ of the difficulty, they managed to climb to the top of the mountain.

10. I couldn't eat __________________ I was very hungry.

 Answers :
1.although 2.despite/in spite of 3.in spite of 4.although 5.in spite
6.although 7.despite/in spite of 8.although 9.in spite 10.although

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