Definition of 'beside'
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But it pales beside the one his missus continues to live in. The Sun (2016)He was standing beside a woman pal with a pushchair when he noticed smoke pouring from his trouser pocket. The Sun (2016)On the way back he was running beside a high wall that hid him from anyone lower down the hillside. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He had been assigned to stand guard beside one of the caged men as they drove in a column through a baying mob. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Two or three people on the train thought it licensed them to come over and sit beside him and menace him and be dreadful. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A friend joined a couple of years back and stands beside me. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And why is that dog not running beside her? Times, Sunday Times (2008)His vehicle had stopped behind spectators waiting beside the ninth fairway. The Sun (2009)Today it stands beside the most dangerous shipping lane in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With their ankles tethered they could only hobble along together beside the mounted horsemen. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEYet these surges pale beside the rise in the global elite fortunes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Abandoned picnic areas stand forlornly beside the road. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All of which pale beside the consciously spectacular architecture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We sit cross-legged beside half a drum kit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And the English amble along and put their crosses beside absolutely anyone else. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The turbine beside the motorway runs on average at just over 16% of its capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Sitting beside Cotton on his panel will be an independent elite performance expert. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Having spotted a target, he sits down beside her. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then he noticed an old, ugly man marching along beside them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If standing beside him makes me feel less than fully grown, this completes the job. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Before we left, there was still time for another walk along the beach beside the dolphins. The Sun (2014)All else pales beside it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I think of that morning by the sea when the fishermen dumped their nets to walk behind and beside this rabbi. Christianity Today (2000)They saw each other simultaneously, and she raised her hand, beckoning him to come and sit beside her. The Glasgow Girls (1994)Two huge white tents are pitched on either side of the garden, and discreetly tucked behind some trees beside the lake are a couple of portable loos. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You run alongside and you hold on to the handlebars, then you let go and they wobble and you're still running beside them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'beside'
British English: beside /bɪˈsaɪd/ PREPOSITION
If something is beside another thing, it is next to it.
He sat down beside me.
- American English: beside
- Arabic: بِجَانِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: ao lado de
- Chinese: 在旁边
- Croatian: pored
- Czech: vedle
- Danish: ved siden af
- Dutch: naast
- European Spanish: al lado de
- Finnish: vieressä
- French: à côté de
- German: neben
- Greek: δίπλα σε
- Italian: vicino a
- Japanese: ･･･のそばに
- Korean: ...의 옆에
- Norwegian: ved siden av
- Polish: obok
- European Portuguese: ao lado de
- Romanian: lângă
- Russian: рядом
- Spanish: al lado de
- Swedish: bredvid
- Thai: ข้างๆ
- Turkish: yanında
- Ukrainian: поруч із
- Vietnamese: bên cạnh
Definition of beside from the Collins English Dictionary
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