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a pesar de in English:

1. notwithstanding notwithstanding

she is a charming person, her opinions notwithstanding
Notwithstanding some minor financial problems, the company has had a successful year. Movie quote: This is what you do the best your recent legal mishap notwithstanding.
Notwithstanding the low price, I wouldn't buy it. We went to the beach, the rain notwithstanding.
She accepted our offer notwithstanding.
Notwithstanding some members' objections, I think we must go ahead with the plan. Injuries notwithstanding, the team won the semifinal
notwithstanding the evidence the consensus is that the jury will not reach a verdict

English word "a pesar de"(notwithstanding) occurs in sets:

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2. despite despite

Despite Trang's constant affirmations of love, Spenser is still afraid someday she will fall out of love with him.
Despite the government's protection, he was the victim of an assassination attempt which killed him.
despite having problem
Despite the fact that Mary keeps saying I was the only man she'd like to marry, when I proposed to her, she said "NO". I cannot make head or tail of it.
Despite a large surplus in merchandise trade, the current account surplus is not so big due to a deficit in invisible trade.
As elsewhere in India, growth most often occurs despite the government rather than because of it.
Despite the problems of excessive commercialization, etc. the Olympics will go forward into the new century.
Normally, a guy who reads light novels despite not being a kid anymore is a retard, don't you think?
Despite their own scandals, the police continue to make arrests as though nothing had happened at all.
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is "What does a woman want?"
Whoa, if we keep chatting, despite actually arriving early, we'll end up late!
Despite having lazed around without having touched my work I'm frightened at heart that "Ooh-er, this time I might really not get done in time!?"
Despite the hardships, they persisted in giving each of their children a college education.
They started fires in Venezuela's capital Monday despite calls from within the opposition
These classes, despite the same name, should be viewed differently, as they reflect different concepts.

English word "a pesar de"(despite) occurs in sets:

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