Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 27253

Q.  They walked (1) / besides each other (2) / in complete (3) / silence. (4) / No Error (5)
- Published on 21 Feb 17

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

ANSWER: 2
 
Replace ‘besides’ with ‘beside’

Beside means by the side of. Besides means ‘in addition to.’

The correct sentence should be: They walked beside each other in complete silence.

Example:

The son was sitting beside his father.
Besides his relatives, he invited his friends also.

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