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American English: /bəˈsaɪd/
British English: /bɪˈsʌɪd/

Translation of beside in Spanish:


  • 1 (at the side of)
    al lado de
    junto a
    she's the one beside me in the photograph
    es la que está a mi lado en la foto
    es la que está junto a mí en la foto
    es la que está al lado mío en la foto [criticized]
    to be beside oneselfhe was beside himself with rage she's beside herself with happiness
    está que no cabe en sí de la alegría
    está loca de contenta [colloquial]
    your mother was absolutely beside herself when you didn't come home
    tu madre estaba preocupadísima al ver que no volvías
    Example sentences
    • There was a small table with a bowl beside his bed and a person sat on a chair overlooking him.
    • They sat at one of the better tables up beside the parapet overlooking the courtyard.
    • Aiden was kind enough to ask me to sit beside him at the table that he had all to himself.
  • 2 (compared with)
    al lado de
    beside her, anyone looks tall
    al lado de ella or a su lado, cualquiera parece alto
    Example sentences
    • But I feel ugly beside Willow and wonder how she can bring herself to look at me, never mind kiss me.
    • She is so clever and intelligent, I look at her and think "Wow, I feel stupid beside her".
    • They might just feel stupid beside those who are much better than themselves.
  • 3 (extraneous to) that's beside the point
    eso no tiene nada que ver
    eso no viene al caso


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