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ondanks in English:

1. 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 "ondanks"(despite) occurs in sets:

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2. in spite of

He got fired in spite of all his hard work.
She loved him in spite of the fact that he drank too much.
We went camping in spite of the weather
in spite of the rain
in spite of evidence, they did not belive him
He still smokes, in spite of all the health warnings.
He got fired in spite of all his hard work. I wasn’t cold in spite of the snow. I wasn’t cold despite the snow.
They travel abroad every year in spite of the cost.
Tina seems to be happy, in spite of her recent problems.
Jane's been unfaithful to Jim three times, but he still loves her in spite of everything.
in spite of this, lwe can continue
We can continue in spite of this,
He was suddenly cold in spite of the sun
in spite of

English word "ondanks"(in spite of) occurs in sets:

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