In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(at the side of)al lado dejunto ashe's the one beside me in the photograph — es la que está al lado mío en la foto Criticized
- to be beside oneself
- he was beside himself with rage — estaba fuera de sí (de la rabia)
- she's beside herself with happiness — está que no cabe en sí de la alegría
- your mother was absolutely beside herself when you didn't come home — tu madre estaba preocupadísima al ver que no volvías
2(compared with)al lado debeside her, anyone looks tall — al lado de ella / a su lado, cualquiera parece alto
3(extraneous to)that's beside the point — eso no tiene nada que ver
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