美国的阿罗史密斯夫妇6月1日才刚庆祝了他们的80周年结婚纪念日，创造了现今在世的夫妇中结婚时间最长的世界记录。但天有不测风云，丈夫珀西阿罗史密斯却在两周后的6月15日逝世，享年105岁。外电报道如下：Percy Arrowsmith, who with his wife set the record two weeks ago for the world's longest marriage, died Wednesday, his wife of 80 years by his side. He was 105.
Arrowsmith died at his home in Hereford, northwest of London, his bishop said.
Arrowsmith and his 100-year-old wife, Florence, celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary and a place in the Guinness Book of World Records on June 1.
"Percy and Flo were very happy when I saw them on their anniversary," said the Rev. Anthony Priddis, bishop of Hereford. "They were still very much in love with each other."
By one's side表示“在某人身边，在某人附近”，例如：She was always by her father's side when he was ill.（她父亲生病时她总是不离左右。）此外，和side相关的词组还有很多，比如：on the side（除主要部分外，兼职），例：did some consulting work on the side（做些咨询工作当副业）； this side of（接近于；未达到），例：shady deals that were just this side of criminal（近于犯罪的秘密交易）；have lots of sides（架子十足）等。