Example sentences for: alongside

How can you use “alongside” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Despite some recent problems and concern for the future, it is hoped that bananas will continue to be an important Canarian crop alongside their other staples; tomatoes and potatoes.

  • Once a vast fortification of 49 turrets, it ranked alongside Osaka and Nagoya as one of the country’s greatest impregnable bastions.

  • Nearly a hundred years later, during the Napoleonic wars, Spanish ships fought alongside the French fleet against Lord Nelson at Cape Trafalgar, southeast of Cádiz.

  • Camagüey’s finest feature — and marvelously restored — is Plaza San Juan de Dios, an angular old cobblestoned square surrounded by brightly hued, single-story buildings dating from the 18th century plus a lovely yellow church alongside a restored former hospital.

  • Alongside these more pragmatic productions, trans-alphabetic texts are even found lurking in literature, both ancient and modern.


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