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    #1

    Despite

    Despite (he studied/studying) hard, he failed the exam.

    What should be the correct answer and why should another one be wrong ?

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: Despite

    Despite must be followed by a noun (phrase) or a gerund.

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    #3

    Re: Despite

    You mean "despite studying ....." is the correct ?

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    #4

    Re: Despite

    Yes

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