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    In spite of

    In spite of being married, many girls hit on him.
    Is this sentence considered right? I think it´s awkward, because the first part refers to the man, and the subject of the second sentence is many girls. Am I correct?

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    Re: In spite of

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    In spite of being married, many girls hit on him.
    Is this sentence considered right? I think it´s awkward, because the first part refers to the man, and the subject of the second sentence is many girls. Am I correct?
    It's not clear, it needs to be rephrased a little: "In spite of his being married, many girls hit on him".

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