1. at the side of or in a parallel position to sth, as well as






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alongside the river/wall

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'Alongside' can be used to describe a continuous movement: "When I run, my dog runs alongside me." It can also be used when the movement is happening in relation to something that is also continuous, like a wall, a street or a body of water: "I walked alongside the road toward the school." It is also used to describe events that happen parallel to each other or at the same time: "We can have the blood drive take place alongside the other events."

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  1. The comedy festival was offering stand-up shows alongside movies and stage productions.
  2. The boy walked into the hospital alongside his parents.
  3. The warehouse had been built alongside the river, so it was easy to load the boats.

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  1. We will launch our new service alongside the Christmas product run. That will draw attention to it.
  2. During work shadowing, employees learn about their colleagues in other departments by working alongside them for a day.

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