One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
adjective & adverbAustralian
Of, in, or towards the city of Sydney and its environs.as adjective ‘I stayed with a fabulous Sydney-side couple’as adverb ‘tales of life Sydney-side have well and truly gone stale’
- ‘We're all quite agreed and made up our minds to turn out and do the thing in the regular good old-fashioned Sydney-side style.’
- ‘Six Sydney-side divers demonstrated that enriching their air with a greater percentage of oxygen increases the margin of safety against decompression sickness.’
- ‘My name's Dick Marston, Sydney-side native.’
- ‘After dining by the waterfront, raging in the clubs, relaxing on the beach, and marvelling at this peerless city, you'll be ready to relocate Sydney-side for the long haul.’
- ‘Someone was hopping the fence and helping themselves to roses—he was sure it was the Sydney-side element among the Australian troops.’
- ‘It was an 1870 replica, made of Sydney-side yellow-block sandstone.’
- ‘By the bicentennial, local voices had asserted themselves in the Sydney-side sagas of Corris and Day.’
- ‘The owners—old Sydney-side people—lived in town.’
- ‘Did you never hear a Sydney-side drover blowing about his blooming colony?’
- ‘I was surprised to find the Earl and Countess, the Young Heir, and the Burglar all speaking with refined Sydney-side accents.’
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