be beside

be beside yourself

to feel an emotion that is so strong it is impossible to control He was beside himself when she didn't come home last night. (often + with ) We were beside ourselves with excitement as we watched the race.
See be beside the point
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The last miles will be beside two-lane roads through east Lancaster and Palmdale to Barrel Springs, which still exists beside the California Aqueduct.
He deserves to be beside me because he has supported me all the way.