Study the given simple sentences that have been combined to form a simple sentence. Decipher how they have been combined.

Separate: She has failed many times. She still hopes to get success at last.
Combined: In spite of many failures she still hopes to get success at least.

A. By using a preposition with noun or gerund

B. By using a Participle

C. By using a noun or a phrase in apposition

D. By using an infinitive

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".