Beside/Besides

V. Bell

Read the statements below and write in the correct word. Remember the differences between the words.

1. beside means at the side of.

2. besides means in addition to.

Write in the correct word here and on your paper; click "submit" at the end.


  1. (Beside,Besides) going grocery shopping, Jim needs to do some clothes shopping today.
  2. Your answer:


  3. There are some people who do not like to answer the phone because telephone solicitors are so annoying, and,(beside,besides), some of the solicitors are not completely honest about the offers and products they represent.
  4. Your answer:


  5. The bridegroom stood (beside,besides) his beautiful bride and wished he were some place else.
  6. Your answer:


  7. Teresa's mother asked, "Can't you do anything (beside,besides) complain about your little brother?"
  8. Your answer:


  9. An emerald green fruit tree beetle flew (beside,besides) me in my garden and almost scared me to death.
  10. Your answer:



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