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    in spite of doing sth / in spite of one's doing sth

    Hi all!
    Look at these two senetences...
    'In spite of studying hard he failed to pass the exam'
    'In spite of his studying hard he failed to pass the exam'
    and please tell me whether there is any diffrence in meaning between them and whether the second one is gramatically correct?
    Big thanks in advance! :)
    michal

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    Re: in spite of doing sth / in spite of one's doing sth

    Quote Originally Posted by liamsaleh
    Hi all!
    Look at these two senetences...
    'In spite of studying hard he failed to pass the exam'
    'In spite of his studying hard he failed to pass the exam'
    and please tell me whether there is any diffrence in meaning between them and whether the second one is gramatically correct?
    Big thanks in advance! :)
    michal
    In spite of something.
    Both your sentences are correct.
    To me they are equal in meaning.

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