Please mark my grammar,thanks.

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Please mark my grammar,thanks.

Postby GawDesmond » Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:20 am

Hi English Experts,
please let me know which sentence is wrong, I conjecture the wrong sentence is 3, however, I want to ensure it and thoroughly understand how to use 'despite' appropriately, thanks.

1) These apples are yummy despite looking ugly
2) Despite the ugly look of the apples, they are yummy.
3) Despite these apples look ugly, they are yummy.

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Re: Please mark my grammar,thanks.

Postby solzen » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:25 pm

One and two are fine; change three to "Despite these apples looking ugly, they are yummy." You can also say "Despite looking ugly, these apples are yummy" and "Despite their ugly look, these apples are yummy."

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Re: Please mark my grammar,thanks.

Postby Tukanja » Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:02 pm

Ugly, but yummy.


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