beside
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beside(
buh
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sayd
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating proximity)
a. al lado de
There is a chair beside the bed.Hay una silla al lado de la cama.
b. junto a
We bought a house beside the sea.Compramos una casa junto al mar.
2. (compared with)
a. al lado de
Beside your car, mine looks ancient.Al lado de tu coche, el mío parece prehistórico.
b. comparado con
This year's profits look very healthy beside last year's.Las ganancias de este año resultan sustanciales comparadas con las del año pasado.
3. (apart from)
a. aparte de
That dog can't do anything beside that one trick.Ese perro no puede hacer nada aparte de ese único truco.
b. además de
This is true of others, beside the elderly.Además de los ancianos, esto vale para otros.
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beside
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (next to)
a. al lado de
seated beside mesentado(a) a mi lado
a house beside the lakeuna casa a la orilla del or junto al lago
that's beside the pointeso no viene al caso
he was beside himself with joyno cabía en sí de gozo
he was beside himself with angerestaba fuera de sí (de ira)
2. (compared to)
a. al lado de
beside him, everyone else appears slowa su lado todos parecen lentos
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beside [bɪˈsaɪd]
preposition
1 (at the side of) al lado de; junto a; (near) cerca de
to be beside o.s. (with anger) estar fuera de sí; (with joy) estar loco de alegría; that's beside the point eso no tiene nada que ver con el asunto; eso no viene al caso
2 (compared with) comparado con
what is that beside victory? ¿y eso qué importa comparado con la victoria?
3 (in addition to) además de; aparte de
I think she has many fine qualities, beside being beautiful
(apart from) aparte de
Beside him, no one agreed with me
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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beside me
a mi lado
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