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    meaning of besides

    Is it okay to say, "We made improvements in these items besides this item."?

    Does this mean we made improvements in this items and these items?

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    Re: meaning of besides

    Yes. Read "besides" in this case as "in addition to."

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    Re: meaning of besides

    Quote Originally Posted by Snappy View Post
    Is it okay to say, "We made improvements in these items besides this item."?
    No, you can't say that - it's very unnatural.
    "We made improvements in other items besides this one."
    You can also read it as "as well as". But you can't just substitute 'besides'' for either of these phrases.

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    Talking Re: meaning of besides

    it is used to add an aditional point or idea to the previous one
    prepostion: in addition to
    adverb: as well / in addition / also

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