Beside/Besides: Pengertian, Contoh Kalimat, dan Soal

Pengertian Beside dan Besides

Beside merupakan preposition (kata depan) yang bermakna “at the side of (somebody or something)” (di samping seseorang atau sesuatu), sementara besides berfungsi sebagai preposition atau adverb dengan makna “in addition to (somebody or something)” (selain seseorang atau sesuatu) atau “also” (juga).

Besides sebagai adverb (kata keterangan) mengawali informasi tambahan, namun posisinya dapat pula setelah informasi tersebut. Ketika besides berada di depan informasi tambahan, comma (koma) harus disertakan setelahnya.

pengertian dan penggunaan beside dan besides

pengertian dan penggunaan beside dan besides

Contoh Kalimat Beside dan Besides dan Artinya

  1. I have a bookshelf beside my desk.
    (Saya mempunyai sebuah rak buku di samping meja tulis.)
  2. Who sat beside you at the counter?
    (Siapa yang duduk di sampingmu di konter tersebut?)
  3. She had no friend besides them.
    (Dia tidak punya teman selain mereka.) preposition
  4. What are some fun things to do on a hot summer day besides swimming and sunbathing?
    (Apa beberapa hal yang menyenangkan untuk dilakukan pada hari musim panas selain berenang dan berjemur?) preposition
  5. Besides working as a journalist, he also writes children’s books.
    (Selain bekerja sebagai seorang jurnalis, dia juga menulis buku-buka anak-anak.) adverb
  6. My smartphone doesn’t fast charge anymore, and besides, it sometimes restarts itself when receiving a text message.
    (Telepon pintar saya tidak mengisi baterai dengan cepat lagi, selain itu kadang-kadang menghidupkan ulang diri sendiri ketika menerima pesan teks.) adverb

Contoh Soal Beside vs. Besides

Di bawah ini 6 contoh soal beside vs. besides. Pilihlah kata yang tepat untuk melengkapi bagian yang kosong.

  1. I’m not really interested to watch the final match. , it’s a bit windy.

  2. Who is sitting  Fio?

  3.  weeding flower beds, she applies nutrients to plants and maintains moisture levels.

  4. I decide not to buy the smartphone. It’s so expensive, and, , my old phone still works well.

  5. He was in the seat  me.

  6. What do you want to be  a plastic surgeon?

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References:

  1. Beside or besides?https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/grammar/british-grammar/beside-or-besides. Accessed on November 7, 2016.
  2. Beside. http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/beside. Accessed on November 8, 2016.
  3. The difference between “beside” and “besides”. http://learnersdictionary.com/qa/difference-between-beside-and-besides-preposition-adverb. Accessed on November 8, 2016.
  4. Besides. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/essential-british-english/besides_2. Accessed on November 8, 2016.
  5. Beside or besides? https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/beside-or-besides. Accessed on September 11, 2014.
  6. Beside and Besides. http://grammar.about.com/od/words/a/Beside.htm. Accessed on September 11, 2014.
  7. Beside/Besides. http://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/beside.html. Accessed on September 10, 2014.
  8. ‘beside’ / ‘besides’ and ‘toward’ / ‘towards’. http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv66.shtml. Accessed on September 11, 2014.
  9. Besides. http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/besides_2. Accessed on September 11, 2014.
  10. Besides. http://www.yourdictionary.com/besides. Accessed on September 11, 2014.

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