Garde Side View
The sides of a hollow or a container are its inside vertical surfaces. The rough rock walls were like the sides of a deep canal. Line the base of the dish with greaseproof paper and lightly grease the sides. The sides of an area or surface are its edges. Park on the side of the road. a small beach on the north side of the peninsula. The two sides of an area surface or object are its two halves. She turned over on her stomach on the other side of the bed. The major center for language is in the left side of the brain. The two sides of a road are its two halves on which traffic travels in opposite directions. It had gone on to the wrong side of the road and hit a car coming in the other direction. If you talk about the other side of a town a country or the world you mean a part of the town the country or the world that is very far from where you are. He lives the other side of town. He saw the ship that was to transport them to the other side of the world. One side of a tape or record is what you can hear or record if you play the tape or record from beginning to end without turning it over. We want to hear side A. If two people or things are side by side they are next to each other. We sat side by side on two wicker seats. If people work or live side by side they work or live closely together in a friendly way. areas where different nationalities have lived side by side for centuries. If something moves from side to side it moves repeatedly to the left and to the right. She was shaking her head from side to side. If something is on your side or if you have it on your side it helps you when you are trying to achieve something. The weather is rather on our side. If you say that something is on the small side you are saying politely that you think it is slightly too small. If you say that someone is on the young side you are saying politely that you think they are slightly too young. He’s quiet and a bit on the shy side. If someone does something on the side they do it in addition to their main work. ways of making a little bit of money on the side. If you take someone to one side or draw them to one side you speak to them privately usually in order to give them advice or a warning. He took Sabrina to one side and told her about the safe. The different sides in a war argument or negotiation are the groups of people who are opposing each other. Both sides appealed for a new ceasefire. Any solution must be acceptable to all sides. In sports a side is a team. A particular side of something such as a situation or someone’s character is one aspect of it. He is in charge of the civilian side of the UN mission. The mother’s side and the father’s side of your family are your mother’s relatives and your father’s relatives. So was your father’s side more well off? If one person or country sides with another they support them in an argument or a war. If people or countries side against another person or country they support each other against them. There has been much speculation that they might be siding with the rebels. If you view a television program video or movie you watch it. We have viewed the video recording of the incident. You use view in expressions to do with being able to see something. For example if something is in view you can see it. If something is in full view of everyone everyone can see it. She was lying there in full view of anyone who walked by. If you do something with a view to doing something else you do it because you hope it will result in that other thing being done. He has called a meeting of all parties tomorrow with a view to forming a national reconciliation government.