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CONTRAST CLAUSES




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***The linking words although,though,in spite of,despite express the idea of contrast

***A contrast clause needs a main clause to make a complete sentence.

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We use a subject + verb after these conjunctions

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We use Use �in spite of� and despitebefore a noun,pronoun , noun phraseor �ing form of a verb:

1)She knew how to cook.She saidshe didn�t.

Although

2)Suzy arrived two hours late.She didn�t apologise.

Despite

3)Alan doesn�t need any money. He still works.

Although

4)My uncle had money.He didn�t buy the kids ice-creams.

In spite of��

5)Sam had an accident due to alcohol.He didn�t give up his habit.

Though

6)Ana needed help.She didn�t ask� for any.

Although

7)Gloria failed all her exams.She has no intention to study.

Despite

8)It was 3 am.The girls went on chattering.

Although

9)Abdel had fallen off his bike twice.He won the race.

Although

10)Mehmet was blind.He finished university in the first place.

Despite