Poll: ____ feeling sick, she continued working.

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    #1

    Although & Despite

    Why?


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    Re: Although & Despite

    My vote goes for Despite.


    'Although' acts as a connective, and it introduced adverbial clause instead of a gerund. Do I make sense? :)


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    #3

    Re: Although & Despite

    How about this?

    Feeling sick, she continued working.


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    Re: Although & Despite

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    How about this?
    I'm new here, it's my first attempt...
    I thought that only some linkers (because, after/before, if and when/while)could be turned into participle clauses.


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    Re: Although & Despite

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi View Post
    How about this?

    despite is always folloed by the ing form!!!

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    Re: Although & Despite

    Quote Originally Posted by diana monzon View Post
    despite is always folloed by the ing form!!!
    Despite can be followed by a noun, as well.[not only by a gerund].
    Despite the bad weather, he went swimming.

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    #7
    It works. Just about.


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    #8
    Gotcha.

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    despite

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    #10
    Correct- 'despite' can go with a gerund.

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