PHRASES AND CLAUSES OF CONCESSION
(Cụm từ và mệnh đề chỉ sự nhượng bộ)
1. Cụm từ chỉ sự nhượng bộ:
Ex: In spite of the rain, we enjoyed our holiday.
Despite what I said yesterday, we are still good friends.
2. Mệnh đề chỉ sự nhượng bộ:
a/ Despite the fact that / In spite the fact that + S + V mặc dù
Ex: I couldn’t sleep despite the fact that I was very tired.
b/ Though hoặc as có thể dùng trong cấu trúc:
Adj / Adv / Noun + though / as + clause
Ex: Rich as he is, he is unhappy.
– No matter + what / who / when / where/ why / how (adj, adv) + clause
– Whatever + (N) + clause
– Whoever / whenever / wherever / however + (adj) + clause
Whatever you say, I don’t believe you.
However much he eats, he never gets fat.