How to Say Despite in Spanish [+6 Examples & Quiz]

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In this Spanish grammar lesson, you will learn about how to say despite in Spanish.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say despite in Spanish
  • how the idiom is used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on how to say despite in Spanish
  • how you can practice with flashcards on how to say despite in Spanish
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn Spanish

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say despite in Spanish!

Table of Contents

Despite in Spanish = Con Lo Que

To say “despite” in Spanish you will say:

  • despite = con lo que

Here are some examples:

Con lo que ha nevado, dudo que podamos llegar hasta el pueblo en coche.

With all the heavy snowfall, I doubt we will be able to get to the village by car.

Dudo que puedas conducir con lo que has bebido.

I doubt you can drive with what you have drunk.

Con lo que he ahorrado este mes, podré comprarme un móvil nuevo.

With what I have saved this month, I will be able to buy a new mobile phone.

Con lo que está pasando en el mundo, no entiendo que haya gente que niega el cambio climático.

With what is happening in the world, I don’t understand why there are people who deny climate change.

Sometimes there is no literal translation in English.

Just know that you will use “con lo que” when talking about surpassing some kind of obstacle.

It is also possible to follow “con lo que” with the subjunctive.

In those cases it means “with whatever”.

No te preocupes, nos conformamos con lo que tengas.

Don’t worry, we’ll make do with what you have.

Estudiad algo con lo que podáis ganar un buen dinero y tener estabilidad.

Study something where you can earn good money and have stability.

Example Sentences on How To Say Despite in Spanish

This section of the lesson on how to say despite in Spanish is about seeing the idiom used in sentences.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of despite in Spanish through examples.

Con lo que ha nevado, dudo que podamos llegar hasta el pueblo en coche.

With all the heavy snowfall, I doubt we will be able to get to the village by car.

Dudo que puedas conducir con lo que has bebido.

I doubt you can drive with what you have drunk.

Con lo que he ahorrado este mes, podré comprarme un móvil nuevo.

With what I have saved this month, I will be able to buy a new mobile phone.

Con lo que está pasando en el mundo, no entiendo que haya gente que niega el cambio climático.

With what is happening in the world, I don’t understand why there are people who deny climate change.

No te preocupes, nos conformamos con lo que tengas.

Don’t worry, we’ll make do with what you have.

Estudiad algo con lo que podáis ganar un buen dinero y tener estabilidad.

Study something where you can earn good money and have stability.

Quiz Yourself on How To Say Despite in Spanish

At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

How to Practice With Flashcards for This Lesson

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Please read our article on how to learn a new language for more information on flashcards and the best way to learn a new language.

There are two ways to practice with Flashcards for this lesson.

  1. Anki
  2. The Flashcards in our Courses

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