besides

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Is it correct to use "besides" at the beginning of a sentence??
e.g.:

Besides Tom, Lili is the main character in the novel bla..

or should i put it at the end ?

help needed.:confused:
 
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  • owlman5

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    English-US
    You can indeed start a sentence with "besides". In your sentence, it's being used as a preposition meaning "apart from" and it makes a prepositional phrase when followed by the noun "Tom". If you don't like the sound of "besides", you could write "Apart from Tom, Lili is the main character in the novel...
     
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