Quick Answer: How Do You Use Despite The Fact?

Are in spite of and despite the same?

The easy answer: none.

Despite and in spite of, despite what you may have heard, work identically in a sentence.

In other words, these two prepositions, in spite of what you may have heard, are basically identical.

In most cases, both mean “notwithstanding,” “even though,” or “regardless of.”.

How do you say the fact that differently?

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Is in fact formal?

‘In fact’ isn’t especially formal : we use it all the time in normal speech. But – as Brad C suggested – the word ‘actually’ is very good alternative. “Too formal” is a popular mythology, associated with “dumbing down”. There is no such thing as a “too formal”.

How do you use despite the fact in a sentence?

Here are more examples: It was raining, but the football team continued their training session. Despite the fact that it was raining, the football team continued their training session. The football team continued their training session despite the fact that it was raining.

Is despite the fact correct?

“Despite” can’t normally take a that-clause. Most speakers would find this sentence either ungrammatical or unidiomatic. I love him despite the fact he is small. This is correct and idiomatic.

What does mean Despite?

1 : the feeling or attitude of despising someone or something : contempt. 2 : malice, spite. 3a : an act showing contempt or defiance. b : detriment, disadvantage I know of no government which stands to its obligations, even in its own despite, more solidly …— Sir Winston Churchill.

Is Despite followed by of?

Despite and in spite of mean exactly the same, but despite is more common than in spite of. Despite and in spite of are prepositions. Both expressions can be followed by a noun or noun-equivalent. I enjoyed the movie despite having a headache.

What is the difference between Despite And despite of?

Yes, you should use despite. The word despite is a preposition which takes a noun as its object, and doesn’t require of. Despite of is incorrect, and sounds distinctly non-native. (You’re probably getting confused by the similar phrase in spite of.

What can I say instead of the fact?

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How do you use the fact that?

You use the fact that instead of a simple that-clause either for emphasis or because the clause is the subject of your sentence. My family now accepts the fact that I don’t eat sugar or bread. Collins!

What does despite the fact mean?

If ‘in spite of’ and ‘despite’ are used in front of the phrase ‘the fact that’ then they can be used with a subject and a verb: In spite of the fact that he studied very hard, he still didn’t pass the exam. Despite the fact that it rained we still had a great time. ‘even though’ can be used the same way as ‘although’.