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    Cool in spite of time shortage or in spite of the shortage of time?

    Hello!
    I am not sure which one sounds better between in spite of time shortage and in spite of the shortage of time. Or do you have any other suggestions? Also, if you find any mistakes, could you please correct them?

    1. I really appreciate your help in arranging tickets and ( the ?)accommodation in spite of the shortage of time. ( in spite of time shortage)

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    Default Re: in spite of time shortage or in spite of the shortage of time?

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Hello!
    I am not sure which one sounds better between in spite of time shortage and in spite of the shortage of time. Or do you have any other suggestions? Also, if you find any mistakes, could you please correct them?

    1. I really appreciate your help in arranging tickets and ( the ?)accommodation in spite of the shortage of time. ( in spite of time shortage)

    2. I am mainly responsible for the CSR part and I know through the personnel a correspondence course paper.
    1. I prefer your phraseology to the other. You might consider using "despite" to save words: "despite the shortage of time".

    2. I'm not sure what you are trying to say here.

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    Arrow Re: in spite of time shortage or in spite of the shortage of time?

    Hello!
    I f you nwant to use 'in spite of', the second one sounds better.

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    Default Re: in spite of time shortage or in spite of the shortage of time?

    Quote Originally Posted by chellamuthu View Post
    Hello!
    I f you nwant to use 'in spite of', the second one sounds better.
    I'm not sure why you resurrected this thread after well over a year, but while we're here I'd like to ask why the need for all the verbiage? 'Although time was/is short' does the job perfectly well and avoids all the dead wood and abstraction. Students love making life difficult for themselves!

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