✅in spite of
✅Despite

📕In spite of, despite and although are all used to show a contrast but there are differences in the structures used with them.

✅In spite of / despite

📘After in spite of and despite we use a noun or a pronoun.

✅We enjoyed our camping holiday in spite of the rain.

✅Despite the pain in his leg, he completed the marathon.

📕Despite of the bad weather, there was a large crowd at the match.

✅We can use in spite of and despite with a subject and verb if we include the expression ‘the fact that’.

✅In spite of the fact that he worked very hard, he didn’t manage to pass the exam.

✅Despite the fact that he worked very hard, he didn’t manage to pass the exam.