GATE | GATE-CS-2017 (Set 1) | Question 3

Research in the workplace reveals thatpeople work for many reasons _________.

(A) money beside
(B) beside money

(C) money besides
(D) besides money

Answer: (D)

Explanation: Grammatically, besides is an adverb or a preposition, and beside a preposition. Beside means next to. As a preposition, besides means in addition to or apart from. As an adverb, besides means as well or furthermore.
Here, we use “besides” as a preposition meaning “in addition to”.
“besides money” is correct choice.

This explanation is contributed by Mithlesh Upadhyay.

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