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    Despite being in the UK for decades

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    Despite being in the UK for decades, Siegfried could not imagine life without products from his homeland, like sauerkraut, bratwurst, strudel and German beer.

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    Re: Despite being in the UK for decades

    Is he able to get these products in the UK?

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    Re: Despite being in the UK for decades

    I think he is able to get these products in the UK if he goes to "Lidl," or " Aldi," which are large German supermarket chains which have shops all over Europe.

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    Re: Despite being in the UK for decades

    Then, your original sentence is okay.

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    Re: Despite being in the UK for decades

    I prefer ​Despite having been in the UK for decades....
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