HOME > WordMaster® > BESIDES vs. EXCEPT | それに加えて vs. 〜を除いて、それ以外に

For Life
2008.10.23

Hi! Here's one more WordMaster double shot before tomorrow's Challenge Test. You can be certain that the majority of tomorrow's questions will focus on this week's commonly confused word pairs, so drink up and do your best to master them!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: 混同しやすい言葉
BESIDES vs. EXCEPT
それに加えて vs. 〜を除いて、それ以外に

Explanation

  • In positive statements, besides means “in addition to.”

    Except and, in negative statements, besides mean “not including.”
  • besides は、肯定的な内容の文で使われる場合、それに加えて、という意味です。

    except と、否定的な表現のときの besides は、それ以外に、という意味になります。

BESIDES vs. EXCEPT

examples

  1. Where have you traveled besides Europe?
  2. Besides French, I'm also taking world history and women's studies.
  3. Besides owning a successful business, he's also a skilled rock climber and a great cook.
  4. The store is open every day except Sundays and holidays.
  5. Students are not allowed to leave the school grounds except with their teacher's permission.
  6. When my great-grandfather came to the United States, he had nothing except the clothes he was wearing and a dream.
  7. No one besides me knows the password.

英会話レッスンTake care!