aside · adverb /əˈsɑɪd/Full view
aside (MOVE TO SIDE)
B2 on or to one side
Dictionary examples:

Stand aside, please, and let these people pass.

He pulled the curtain aside.

I gave her a plate of food but she pushed it aside.

She took me aside to tell me the news.

Learner example:

I saw an old man slowly pull it aside and peep out, looking [at] the street with his eyes wide open. (First Certificate in English; B2; French)

aside (SAVE)
B2 If you put or set something aside, you do not use it now, but keep it to use later.
Dictionary example:

We've put some money aside for our vacation.

Learner example:

I had put some money aside for a month, thinking about the discount. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)

aside from sth
B2 except for
Dictionary example:

This document needs finishing, but aside from that I think everything is done.

Learner example:

Secondly, it is unfair to say the other performers were second-rate aside from the Torrents, since they all sang and played very well. (First Certificate in English; B2; Chinese)

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