Hi Everyone. Here is a one-point vocabulary lesson about beside & besides.
Beside is a preposition of location. It means next to.
- The clock is beside the candleholder on the shelf.
- I was sitting beside Jack at the restaurant.
- Please put that table beside the sofa.
Besides is used as conversational phrase to mean “in addition” or “as well” or “moreover.”
- I had a late lunch, so I wasn’t hungry when I came home. Besides, I wanted to just take a shower and go to sleep.
- Jane is quite a good actor besides being a good singer.
- Besides you and Jack, who went to the concert?
Now it’s your turn. How about trying to write an original sentence using start & begin. Use the comment box below!
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