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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
beside /bi'said/
  • giới từ
    • bên, bên cạnh
    • so với
      • my work is poor beside yours: bài của tôi so với của anh thì kém hơn
    • xa, ngoài, ở ngoài
      • beside the mark (point, question): xa đích; không có liên quan gì đến vấn đề, ngoài vấn đề
    • to be beside oneself
      • không tự kiềm chế được, không tự chủ được; quýnh lên (vì cáu, giận, vui, mừng...)
    • to be beside soneself with joy: mừng quýnh lên
Concise Dictionary
be·side || bɪ'saɪd
prep. near, by, with
Thesaurus Dictionary
prep.
1 alongside, near, next to, with, close to, hard by, nearby, by:
A handsome young man walked up and sat down beside her.
2 away from, wide of, apart from, unconnected with, off:
The fact that I owe you money is entirely beside the point.
3 beside oneself. out of one's mind or wits, at the end of one's tether, overwrought, agitated, upset, crazy, mad:
She was beside herself with grief when she heard the news.
Advanced English Dictionary
preposition
1 next to or at the side of sb/sth: He sat beside her all night. + a mill beside a stream
2 compared with sb/sth: My painting looks childish beside yours.
Idioms: beside yourself (with sth) unable to control yourself because of the strength of emotion you are feeling: He was beside himself with rage when I told him what I had done. + They were beside themselves with excitement.
WHICH WORD?

beside / besides
The preposition beside usually means 'next to something/somebody' or 'at the side of something/somebody': Sit here beside me. Besides means 'in addition to something':
What other sports do you play besides hockey? Do not use beside with this meaning.

The adverb besides is not usually used on its own with the same meaning as the preposition. It is mainly used to give another reason or argument for something: I don't think I'll come on Saturday. I have a lot of work to do. Besides, I don't really like parties. + She likes football. Besides, she likes tennis and basketball.


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