Despite is not the right word hereMarch 26, 2013 Tim WorstallFinance1 CommentHowever, despite the excesses of his flamboyant lifestyle, Levene was left with nothing and filed for bankruptcy in 2009. \”Because\” suits better. previousGood idea but not quite the way to do itnextThis actually makes sense, amazingly 1 thought on “Despite is not the right word here” pedanto the magnificent March 26, 2013 at 10:21 am Um, no, “because OF” would suit best of all. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.