a side to you/a side of you

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  • owlman5

    Senior Member
    If I heard Adele sing "There's a side of you that I never knew", I'd understand it to mean the same thing as "There's a side to you that I never knew."


    Senior Member
    English - England
    They are identical in meaning but I prefer the of version; it would be difficult to guess which is commoner. Fortunately, there is the Google n-gram viewer: in BE and in AE, the of version dominates.


    New Member
    If you saw the day the earth stood still, reeves tells jennifer, "there's another side to you" a couple of times. So adeles sang the most usual version of this, which i s = the side to
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