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Linkers of contrast

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CONTRAST LINKERS CONNECTORS

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Linkers of contrast

  1. 1. I couldn’t sleep although I was tired. (despite)
  2. 2. I couldn’t sleep despite being tired
  3. 3. Although he has got an English name, he is in fact German. (despite)
  4. 4. Despite having an English name / Despite his English name , he is in fact German.
  5. 5. In spite of her injured foot, she managed to walk to the village (although)
  6. 6. Although she had injured her foot / Although her foot was injured, she managed to walk to the village.
  7. 7. I decided to accept the job although the salary was low. ( in spite of)
  8. 8. I decided to accept the job in spite of the low salary / in spite of the salary being low,
  9. 9. We lost the match although we were the better team. (despite)
  10. 10. We lost the match despite being the better team/ despite the fact that we were the better team.
  11. 11. In spite of not having eaten for 24 hours, I didn’t feel hungry. (even though)
  12. 12. Even though I hadn’t eaten for 24 hours, I didn’t feel hungry.
  13. 13. Although she was tired, she went to work ( but)
  14. 14. She was tired, but she went to work.
  15. 15. They went out for a walk, even though the weather was bad. (despite)
  16. 16. They went out for a walk despite the bad weather.

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