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 Meanings and Examples of BESIDE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
beside
 prep.  at the side of; next to
 ad.  along the side of something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It was so dark under the spruces that he could barely see the shape of her head beside his shoulder.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  On the floor beside her stood his old valise and a bandbox wrapped in newspapers.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  He opened the barn-door and craned his head into the obscurity, half-fearing to discover Denis Eady's roan colt in the stall beside the sorrel.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  She sat down on the tree-trunk in the sun and he sat down beside her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  But, damn it, she was just so pallid and uninteresting and always the same, beside Scarlett's bright and changeable charm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Driving off, with Mammy beside him, each was a perfect picture of pouting African disapproval.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Mammy stood beside the table, watching every forkful that traveled from plate to mouth, as though she intended to force the food down Ellen's throat should she see signs of flagging.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  It would never do to appear schoolgirlish beside Melanie's poised self.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  Jonas Wilkerson, hat in hand, stood beside her, his sallow tight-skinned face hardly concealing the fury of hate that possessed him at being so unceremoniously turned out of the best overseer's job in the County.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  Mammy, as head woman of the plantation, had remained to help Ellen, and it was Dilcey who rode on the driver's seat beside Toby, the girls' dancing dresses in a long box across her lap.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Gerald rode beside the carriage on his big hunter, warm with brandy and pleased with himself for having gotten through with the unpleasant business of Wilkerson so speedily.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  "That's a fine woman," said Gerald, putting on his hat and taking his place beside his own carriage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  John Wilkes casually but swiftly came back to his place beside the speaker, as if to impress on all present that this man was his guest and that, moreover, there were ladies present.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  Her hand dropped to a little table beside her, fingering a tiny china rose-bowl on which two china cherubs smirked.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  She pounded her clenched fist against the tall white pillar beside her, and she wished that she were Samson, so that she could pull down all of Twelve Oaks and destroy every person in it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
16  His wife lay dead beside him.
17  Our efforts look puny beside Fred's.
18  The worst way to miss some one is to be sitting right beside him knowing you can't have him.
19  He noticed what looked like a bundle of rags beside the road.
20  Love is when you sit beside someone doing nothing yet you feel perfectly happy.
21  Two lemons stand beside the entrance.
22  Mary sat beside Elaine, who today seemed excitable.
23  But in aerial combat, the possibility of mechanical failure paled beside the dangers of enemy fire.
24  After each campaign stop, he returned to his car, where his black-leather briefcase is always in its place beside him.
25  The biggest danger beside not wearing your harness is that you can't function properly.
26  The first thing I put in my bag beside my passport is my iPod because I need sound and music in trip.
27  The town is just a couple of miles from where Urquhart Castle stands in picturesque ruins beside the loch.
28  They warmed themselves beside these great hearthfires; they tried their powers in abortive creations, in work laid aside and taken up again with new glow of enthusiasm.atize Beijing peacefully.
29  When Mrs. Proudie was not seated beside the Archdeacon at the head table, she took it as a personal affront and refused to speak to her hosts for a week.
30  A gaggle of photographers huddled on the sidewalk beside a swelling crowd of onlookers.