be beside (oneself)

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be beside (oneself)

To be very emotional, especially shocked or distraught. I was beside myself when I found out I'd been rejected from my first-choice school. Honestly, we've all been beside ourselves since the funeral.
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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.