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Jul 27 2009   5:36PM GMT

Which is correct — beside or besides?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
beside / besides
Business writing
commonly confused words
typing Which is correct?
Voice search is better than text for a number of applications________ getting stock quotes and movie times.
a. beside
b. besides

Answer: b

Explanation: Beside means next to; besides means in addition to.

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