Difference between beside and besides

Difference between beside and besidesDifference between beside and besides:

There is a big difference between beside and besides. Both the words have very similar spellings and pronunciations, so they are often misused, or confused for one another. ‘Beside’ is a preposition, whereas ‘besides’ works as both a preposition and an adverb.

‘Beside’ means ‘by or at the side of’, or  ‘-in comparision’

‘Besides’ means ‘in addition to’, or  ‘ apart from’

The following examples will make the usage clear.
Beside Besides
David sat beside me, and started sobbing. Besides (apart from) sobbing he did nothing. -I won’t take anyone, besides you, to the movie. I don’t want a kid beside (by) me while watching a movie.
Beside Virat Kohli, other batsmen look ordinary. Ricky knows nothing besides cracking jokes.
I was walking beside my dad when he collapsed.  Besides money, this business will give make you a popular figure overnight.

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