as an aside
as an aside
- indirect communication
- as a discussion that is not supposed to be heard by others
- information or opinion that is not meant to be publically heard
- when you want to add to something to what you have previously said
- As an aside; does anyone want to play chess?
- Today we will start new chapter of the book; but, as an aside, did you see the football match last night?
- I love this restaurant, as an aside; do you want to meet here again?
- Then he told me as an aside that he is bored.
- "The hero should take acting lessons," my father said as an aside when the intermission began.
- The singer could use a voice coach said Sam as an side.
- We will study Macbeth but, as an aside, did you watch Harry Potter?
- At the party reception, she said as an aside, "The boss's suit is inappropriate for the occasion."
It is a different from typical idiom or a phrase; hence, it is difficult to find its exact origin in the history. It is more like a rhetorical term such as "in addition" or "beside that". People commonly use it in their normal conversations. Aside also refers to a technique in classical plays in which a character utters his/her thoughts and emotions for the sake of audience and not other characters.
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