Idioms about aside
- apart from; besides; excluding: Aside from her salary, she receives money from investments.
- except for: They had no more food, aside from a few stale rolls.
OTHER WORDS FROM asidequa·si-a·side, adverb
How to use aside in a sentence
The Getaway Car is lousy with these throwaway lines and asides.
But the narrative loses urgency when Shuler unspools one of his off-topic asides.
Besides a trove of data showing that the rich really are getting much richer, the book is full of peppery Gallic asides.We Need More Class Traitors: Solving America’s Meritocracy Problem|Jedediah Purdy|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The saddest moments come in little asides, when turfed out or washed up artists realize that time has, in fact, moved on.The Innate Conservatism of Comics: ‘Marvel Comics: The Untold Story’ by Sean Howe|Tim Marchman|October 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Most candidates for high office have taken a page from ‘Honey Boo Boo’: focusing on spectacle, weird asides, and name-calling.Scott Brown-Elizabeth Warren Contest in Massachusetts: Ugliest Senate Race|Matt Latimer|September 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She rebuked the importunities of Joey in asides so tender that they couldn't have irritated anybody.The Creators|May Sinclair
Most of the other sayings are only dramatic asides, which, however, must be strongly emphasized as indicative of his character.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue|S. S. Curry
As usual, Bill Arnold gave the account of both episodes with many asides and much humor.Ticktock and Jim|Keith Robertson
The scene gives in conclusion some spirited byplay of asides and interruptions from indignant members of the family.French Classics|William Cleaver Wilkinson
The girls had many amusing asides, for Mrs. Leverett was ironing in the kitchen.A Little Girl in Old Boston|Amanda Millie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for aside (1 of 2)
- besideshe has money aside from his possessions
- except forhe has nothing aside from the clothes he stands in Compare apart (def. 7)
British Dictionary definitions for aside (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with aside
see all joking aside; lay aside; set aside; take aside.