[Grammar] After = Due to / After = Despite ??

ProsperoPoe

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Hello.

Are these propositions synonyms?

Examples:

Due to / after what she did to me, I will never trust her again.

What of those prepositions would you choose to write that sentence? Both?

Despite / after all my efforts, I couldn't get the position.

What of those prepositions would you choose to write that sentence? Both?Thanks!!
 
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Tdol

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I would use either in the first, but only despite in the second.
 

jutfrank

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No, they're not exact synonyms.

after is better in the first.
despite is better in the second.
 
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