Correct Usage of
BESIDE and BESIDES



Correct Usage of BESIDE and BESIDES :



The following peculiarities in the use of Prepositions should be noted.

BESIDE & BESIDES

The Preposition BESIDE means by the side of and hence sometimes outside of.
The Preposition BESIDES means in addition to.

1. He came and sat beside me.
2. He came and sat by my side.

3. Your answer is beside the question.
4. Your answer is outside of the question.
5. Your answer is irrelevant to the question.

6. Besides advising them, he gave them some money.
7. In addition to advising them, he gave them some money.

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  4. Correct Usage of Adverbs
  5. Correct Usage of The Conjunctions
  6. Correct Usage of The Adverbs - MUCH and VERY
  7. Correct Usage of The Adverbs - LITTLE and A LITTLE
  8. Correct Usage of The Adverbs - YES and NO
  9. Correct Usage of The Adverb - ONLY
  10. Correct Usage of The Adverb - TOO
  11. Correct Usage of The Adverb - ENOUGH
  12. Correct Usage of The Adverb - SINCE
  13. Correct Usage of The Adverb - AGO
  14. Correct Usage of The Adverb - BEFORE
  15. Correct Usage of The Adverb - ALREADY
  16. Correct Usage of The Adverb - THERE
  17. Correct Usage of The Adverb - ELSE
  18. Correct Usage of The Adverb - NEVER
  19. Correct Usage of The Adverb - QUITE
  20. Correct Usage of AT and IN
  21. Correct Usage of WITH and BY
  22. Correct Usage of BETWEEN and AMONG
  23. Correct Usage of IN and INTO
  24. Correct Usage of IN and WITHIN
  25. Correct Usage of SINCE and FROM


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