What does it mean? Anyone know of any on-line references where multi-word expressions can be looked up'
a pesar de que?
I am using Rosetta Stone software. In my current lesson, it seems to mean "in spite of" and is used in contrast to debido a "due to", or "because of".
A pesar de la hora, (3 pm) ella esta' dormida.
Debido a la hora, (11 pm) ella esta' dormida.
Hope this works for you.
I kind of like either of these two:
They were refered by this forum a few weeks ago, Cherry, I think. They are very literal, but do make a useful tool for learning. Your phrase "a pesar de que" came out to = "although" when I put it in the first reference site above.
Try this site