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26 Aug 2012 —  Besides


How would you improve this sentence?

He told me everything besides the truth.

He told me everything besides the truth.


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He told me everything in addition to the truth. 



Change besides to except.

He told me everything except the truth.


beside – (adv. ) next to   He is sitting beside me.

besides (sentence connector) – in additon, moreover, as well  Besides being smart, he is funny and outgoing. 

besides (prep.) except, otherwise, else  We heard no other sound besides the breaking surf.  – #7 Usage notes

besides the point – apart from, away from   Whether he gets a laugh or not is besides the point.  (off topic)