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. Your sides are the parts of your body between your front and your back from under your arms to your hips. His arms were limp at his sides. 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. Side is used to describe things that are not the main or most important ones of their kind. She slipped in and out of the theater by a side door. 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 you are on someone’s side you are supporting them in an argument or a war. He has the Democrats on his 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. If you take sides or take someone’s side in an argument or war you support one of the sides against the other. We cannot take sides in a civil war. 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. 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? Your views on something are the beliefs or opinions that you have about it for example whether you think it is good bad right or wrong. Washington and Moscow are believed to have similar views on Kashmir. You should also make your views known to your congressperson. The view from a window or high place is everything that can be seen from that place especially when it is considered to be beautiful. The view from our window was one of beautiful green countryside. If you view something in a particular way you think of it in that way. First-generation Americans view the United States as a land of golden opportunity. Abigail’s mother Linda views her daughter’s talent with a mixture of pride and worry. If you view something you look at it for a particular purpose. They came back to view the house again. If you view a television program video or movie you watch it. We have viewed the video recording of the incident. You use in view of when you are taking into consideration facts that have just been mentioned or are just about to be mentioned. In view of the fact that Hobson was not a trained economist his achievements were remarkable. If something such as a work of art is on view it is shown in public for people to look at. A significant exhibition of contemporary sculpture will be on view at the Portland Gallery. 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.