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The difference between “in addition” and “in addition”

The difference between“Also“y“Also“

“Beside“y“besides“they are easy to confuse because they sound very similar.

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  • “Beside“ significa“beside“. Por ejemplo:
    • Sit beside me. ✔️
  • “Besides“ significa“apart from“o“in addition to“. Por ejemplo:
    • It includes everyone besides me. ✔️
      (Here,“besides“means“apart from.“)
    • Besides me, who else hates celery? ✔️
      (In this example,“besides“best translates as“in addition to.“)

Beside or Besides the Point?

Technically, the terms“off point“y“off point“make sense, but the idiom is“off point“.

Beside the Point. The term“next to the point“means“next to the point“o“off target“. It is a common idiom in English. For example:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. could have argued that separate water fountains were too expensive, but cost was beside the point. (Author Michelle Alexander) ✔️

Besides the Point. El término“besides the point“it is logically sound. Can mean“besides the point“o“apart from the point“, the latter of which fits the idiomatic meaning well. However, the mod is“out of place“.

  • I’m going to keep making films I believe in. Whether I am successful or not is besides the point. (Actor Ajay Devgan) ❌

More about“Beside“and“Besides“


The word“next to“it is a preposition. It means“near“o“beside“.

Example sentences with“beside“:

  • Park your car beside mine. ✔️
  • Your hat is beside the dog basket. ✔️


La preposición“what’s more“means“in addition to“o“apart from“. As an adverb, it means“what’s more“o“and another thing“.

Example sentences with“besides“:

  • Besides Craig, who else caught a bass? ✔️
    (“Besides“is a preposition in this example. It means“apart from.“)
  • Besides, it’s not just about determination. ✔️
    (“Besides“is an adverb in this example. It means“furthermore.“)

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