______ I’d like to help you out, I’m afraid I just haven’t got any spare money at the moment.
In spite of
Correct answer: A
A. Although: although
B. However: however
C. despite: despite
D. In spite of: although
“I’d like to help you out” is a proposition, so we eliminate 2 answers C and D; based on the meaning we use A
Translation: Although I would like to help you, I am afraid that I have no spare money at the moment.