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although (aunque)

Although + SVC, SVC

Although it was raining, we went for a walk

 

SVC + although + SVC

We decided to buy a car although it was very expensive

2

however (sin embargo, aun así)

SVC + however + SVC

It is hot outside however it is cold inside the office

 

SVC + . + However + , + SVC

She didn't like the price. However, she bought it

3

even though (aunque enfático)

Even though + SVC, SVC

Even though it was raining, we went for a walk

 

SVC + even though + SVC

You keep talking even though I've told you to be quiet

4

though (aunque)

though + SVC, SVC

Tough it rained a lot, we enjoyed our vacations

 

SVC + though + SVC

I like making films though I'm really an actor

 

SVC + . + SVC + , + though

It rained a lot. We enjoyed our vacations, though

5

[despite | in spite of] (a pesar de)

[Despite | In spite of] + SVC , + SVC

SVC + [despite | in spite of] + SVC

 

Un único sujeto: [despite | in spite of] + V en ING

[Despite | In spite of] being rich, he isn't happy

They arrived late despite [in spite of] leaving in plenty of time

 

Dos sujetos: [despite | in spite of] + Nom|Pron.

[Despite | In spite of] the lack of job opportunities, he isn't worried

John’s company is doing extremely well [despite | in spite of] the recession

6

[despite | in spite of] the fact (that) (a pesar de que)

[Despite | In spite of] + the fact + (that) + SVC + ,  + SVC 

[Despite | In spite of] the fact (that) it was raining, we played

 

SVC + [despite | in spite of] + the fact + (that) + SVC

It was hot [despite | in spite of] the fact (that) it was only the end of April

7

[whereas | whilst] (mientras que..., pese a que...)

[Whereas | Whilst] SVC + , + SVC 

[Whereas | Whilst] I like cat, my wife preffers dogs

 

SVC + [whereas | whilst] + SVC

He likes pizza [whereas | whilst] she hates it

8

yet (sin embargo, aun así, pero)

SVC+ , + yet + , +  SVC

He was good swimmer, yet, he lost the race

9

still (sin embargo, aun así)

SVC + , + still + SVC

He can't speak very well, still, he understands everything

10

On the contrary (por el contrario)

SVC + . + On the contrary + , + SVC 

The boy isn't small. On the contrary, he is big for his age

11

[By | In] contrast (en contraste)

SVC + . + [By | In] contrast ++ SVC

I'am always late. [By | In] contrast, you are always on time

12

Nevertheless (Sin embargo, aun así)

SVC + . + Nevertheless + , + SVC

She hadn't experience. Nevertheless, she got the job

13

On the one hand.....On the other hand (Por un lado....por otro lado)

On the one hand + , + SVC + . + On the other hand + , + SVC

On the one hand, children eat a lot of sweets. On the other hand, they don't do enough exercise to burn those extra calories