Dangerous appearances 'aside', these animals are really very gentle and friendly. [=these animals are friendly despite their dangerous appearances]
In his speech he mentioned her contributions almost as an 'aside', despite the fact that she was the one who came up with the idea originally.
The movie has been praised by most people, 'aside from' a few critics who have called its happy ending trite and predictable.
(..) Pirate. Move away. No. - Please move. - No. I cannot just step aside and let you escape. This shot is not meant for you. MAN: There he is! Over here! Excellent work, Mr.Brown. (..)2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
(..) Well, as long as she's good in the sack. - Come on. - Well, it's true, isn't it? Where is this coming from? You're not going to just toss me aside for some slut straight out of vassar. So, we're having that conversation. It's been six months. It's not a little office fling anymore. (..)2013 TvShow: House of Cards Title: Chapter 1 Season: 1 Episode 1
(..) a Stark, a Martell, and a Lannister. but when the barkeep brings them over, each of them finds a fly in his cup. The Lannister, outraged, shoves the cup aside and demands another. The Martell plucks the fly out and swallows it whole. The Stark reaches into his cup, pulls out the fly and shouts, (..)2016 TvShow: Game of Thrones Title: No One Season: 6 Episode 8