二者雖均譯為"此外", 但in addition用於正面的情況, besides用於負面的情況,
如:John is handsome. Besides, he is helpful. (X)
John is handsome. In addition, he is helpful. (O)
John is ugly. Besides, he is selfish. (O)
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1. 不但, 而且, 又 (in addition to)
ex: These shoes are expensive; besides, they are too small.
2. 除...之外, 此外
ex: except myself, and a few besides
1. 除...之外, 加上... (in addition to)
ex: I have another bag besides this.
2. [用於否定句, 疑問句]...之外, 除了... (except)
ex: He has nothing besides his salary.
ex: give five pounds in addition
in addition to
除...外又(as well as)
ex: I gave him ten pounds in addition to his salary.
"besides" and "in addition" are both transition words/phrases.
Besides often suggests that the addition is in the nature of an afterthought.
In addition 比較沒有負面或正面的意思, 常用於有討論性質的文章(
persuasive essay).參考資料： 英文字典