Next to each other, close together, as in They were walking down the street side by side when the taxi jumped the curb, or In the new Russia communism and capitalism are trying to live side by side. [c. 1200]
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How to use side by side in a sentence
Horniness packs side-by-side by with a deeper loneliness along the walls of The Park.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots | Emily Shire | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
How many of us could really withstand a similar side-by-side comparison of our face now with what it looked like a decade ago?Renee Zellweger’s Fine, But We Need Some Work: The Toxic Pursuit of ‘Effortless’ Beauty | Amanda Marcotte | October 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To give myself a little mental break, I watched the workout videos side-by-side with Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Netflix.
The exhibition begins with a photo of two mermaids posed side-by-side on their stomachs with their tails sticking up in the air.
It dawned on me as we sat side-by-side in front of the TV set, that Mandela would be a part our lives in different ways.
At least, in the two side-by-side screens, their eyes shifted, each to the other's screen on his own ship.Space Viking | Henry Beam Piper
It happened occasionally that the class would stand up to spell, and when it did we frequently stood side-by-side.A Preliminary Study of the Emotion of Love between the Sexes | Sanford Bell
She looked around, and soon saw her husband and her rival sitting side-by-side, on the little retired sofa in the corner.Cruel As The Grave | Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
In fact he saw two men with boxes on tripods, standing side-by-side and not many yards away in the trail.Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's | Laura Lee Hope
He made an extra headset late in June and they tried it, sitting side-by-side and still it did not work.The Fourth R | George Oliver Smith