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    Beside and compared with

    1). I am not good at science but beside Ken I am a genius.

    2). I am not good at science but compared with Ken, I am a genius.

    Are the above sentences correct and same in meaning?

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    Re: Beside and compared with

    Sentence 1 is unnatural. You might be OK if you say "... but next to Ken, I am a genius". It doesn't work with "beside", even though in some contexts "beside" means "next to".

    Sentence 2 is correct.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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