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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbesidesbe‧sides /bɪˈsaɪdz/ ●●○ adverb, preposition informal  1 AND/ALSO spoken used when adding another reason I need the money. And besides, when I agree to do something, I do it.RegisterIn written English, people do not usually use besides as a sentence adverb. They start a sentence with the more formal moreover instead:Moreover, smoking is linked with heart disease and strokes.2 in addition to someone or something else that you are mentioning The area has stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, and much more besides. People choose jobs for other reasons besides money. Besides myself, the only English people there were Keith and Doreen.besides doing something Besides being heartbroken, she felt foolish.
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besidesBesides going to aerobics twice a week, she rides horses on Saturdays.Sonya says she couldn't get here through all the snow. Besides, her car's broken down.I wanted to help her out. Besides, I needed the money.I don't mind picking up your things from the store. Besides, the walk will do me good.
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