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Translation of besides

Frank C.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Translation of besides

My dictionary gave me two choices: de plus and en plus.  Qui plus est was not even a choice.  I always seem to make the wrong choice.  Can someone explain the nuances of the translation of besides?

Asked 11 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Frank,

When 'besides' means 'in addition to this', it will be translated as 'en outre', 'de plus' and we give you 'qui plus est' (lovely expression).

I would say that 'de plus' is the most common way to translate 'besides' in this instance.

Bonne Continuation !

Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

The translation of "besides" in the sense of "in addition to", could be either "de plus de" as well as "en plus de". As I see it, they are both synonymes.

Translation of besides

My dictionary gave me two choices: de plus and en plus.  Qui plus est was not even a choice.  I always seem to make the wrong choice.  Can someone explain the nuances of the translation of besides?

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