Difference between SITE and SIDE

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site vs side

SITE is a place where there is (was or will be) a building/park/town etc.

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  • Have they chosen a site for the new park?
  • Have you ever worked on a construction site?
  • I love giving on-site lessons. That way I get to see my students’ workplace.

 

It may also refer to a place which is used for something or where something happened:

  • I adore the camping sites in Tuscany. They all have magnificent views.
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If a surface/area/object is divided by an imaginary central line, you will get two SIDES

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  • Which side of your brain do you use more?
  • He lives on the west side of Detroit.
  • I crossed the road, but my dog stayed on the other side.

 

SIDE also means ‘edge’:

  • She was sitting on the side of the bed and reading a story to the kids.

 

Or a SURFACE that is not the top or the bottom of something:

  • Fry the fillet on both sides for five minutes.
  • Don’t write the address on the side of the parcel. Write it on the top.

 

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