Using Beside and To in English, difference between beside and to;
Beside is a preposition. It means ‘at the side of’ or ‘next to’. Beside is used only as a preposition. Beside can also mean ‘compared with’.
- He sat beside her during dinner.
- Mark sat down beside me.
- I’m walking beside him.
- You are quite tall beside your brother.
To can be used to talk about somebody’s purpose in doing something. We can use To as a preposition or as a infinitive.
- I am used to driving.
- I love to drive.
- I went to Paris to attend a conference.
- My family went to the beach.