There was a large crowd of onlookers in spite of the rain.
I really enjoyed my time there in spite of having a heavy workload.
He was still outside, in spite of it being dark and really quite cold.
The blunt comment made Richard laugh in spite of himself.
He hired her in spite of the fact that she had never sung on stage.
I admire you, Philip, in spite of what you think.
Never had she met such spite and pettiness.
I refused her a divorce, out of spite I suppose.
We still commit murder because of greed, spite, jealousy.
vt. cut off your nose to spite your face；参见：nose
Don't cut off your nose to spite your face.
He did it just to spite me.
Pantelaras was giving his art collection away for nothing, to spite Marie and her husband.