My vote goes for Despite.
'Although' acts as a connective, and it introduced adverbial clause instead of a gerund. Do I make sense? :)
How about this?
Feeling sick, she continued working.
It works. Just about. ;-)
Correct- 'despite' can go with a gerund.;-)
I'm new here, it's my first attempt...Quote:
Originally Posted by blacknomi
I thought that only some linkers (because, after/before, if and when/while)could be turned into participle clauses.
So, 'although' would not go with gerund?Quote:
Originally Posted by tdol
Although could go with a gerund if it were part of a complete clause:
Although going to the cinema seemed a nice idea, we decided to stay at home.
Although goes with clauses or adjectives, but doesn't fit into thie example in the poll.