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What is the diffrence between "beside and aside" ?

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What is the diffrence between "beside and aside" ?

Postby davidbendtner » Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:09 pm

Hi guy's

when to use "beside" and when to use "aside"

if possible please give some examples as well.

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Re: What is the diffrence between "beside and aside" ?

Postby Josef » Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:23 pm

beside is a preposition, so it always go before a noun or noun phrase
beside = at the side of

The table is beside the bed.

aside is an adverb so it qualifies a verb
aside = to the side, out of the way

After he finished his meal, he pushed his plate aside.
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Re: What is the diffrence between "beside and aside" ?

Postby davidbendtner » Thu Sep 02, 2010 1:35 pm

Thanks Mr.Josef again.

You been very kind to my queries.

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