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What is the
difference between Beside and Besides?
What is the difference between Beside and Besides? :
( 1 ) At the side of somebody / something, next to
She sat beside me.
I keep a dictionary beside me when I am writing.
( 2 ) Compared with someone / something
Beside your earlier work, this piece seems rather disappointing.
You are quite tall beside your brother.
( 3 ) Having lost one’s self-control because of the intensity of the emotions one is feeling
He was beside himself with joy.
( 1 ) It addition to someone / something
There will be four of us for dinner besides Malathi.
The play was badly acted besides being far too long.
( 2 ) Apart from – except
No one writes to me besides you.
She has no relatives besides an aged aunt.
Besides : (adverb)
( 1 ) In addition to
He is my youngest child and I have three others besides.
I do not like that new dictionary besides it is too expensive.
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