Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Outside"

The meaning of "Outside" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I'll still go outsides to see what I can. mean?
A: It sounds like something has happened outside a building, and someone has told you there probably isn't anything you can do to help, you should just stay inside. If you say "I'll still go outside to see what I can" maybe you find you can help with what happened after all.
Q: What does either within or outside... mean?
A: Is the cat within or outside of the box?

She is either within or outside her room.
Q: What does "Hello from the outside" mean?
A: I believe Adele is saying 'hello from the other side' not 'outside'.
Q: What does "outside" in 762 mean?
A: Need more context. Can you show more of what was said earlier?

Synonyms of "Outside" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between in and outside and inside and outside ?
A: inside/outside a container of some kind:
inside a box, a bottle, a building, my mouth

'in' can be the used in place of inside, but it can also be something less container-like, or more abstract. In these phrases INSIDE does not sound good:

There are many Covid cases in Spain.
200 people work in my office.
We are going to Spain in 2021.
We have to leave in 10 minutes.
Q: What is the difference between in / inside and out / outside ?
A: In and out can be used in broad contexts. Inside and outside usually refer to space and/or objects.
Examples:
I put cinnamon in my stewed apples for a nice punch.
I stuffed ricotta cheese and herbs inside the chicken breast.
I would like to take you out to dinner.
Let's go outside for some fresh air.
Q: What is the difference between from without and from outside ?
A: You are exactly right. They mean the same thing, but 'from without' is a bit archaic. I think that's the sort of thing that would be written in a Sherlock Holmes story or another old book :)
Q: What is the difference between from without and from outside ?
A: I'm not sure if from without is used anymore, or makes sense.

Translations of "Outside"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? from the outside in
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Other questions about "Outside"

Q: I am very happy when I stay outsides.
does this sound natural?
A: × I am very happy when I stay outsides.
✓ I am very happy when I stay outside.

Q: - I'm already in outside. does this sound natural?
A: "I'm already outside."
Q: I don't like going outsides in the summer
=
I don't like to go out in the sunmer?

Are these the same meaning? does this sound natural?
A: They have the same meaning.

In the first sentence, just say "outside" not "outsides."
Q: inside and outside does this sound natural?
A: The 'i' sound and 'ou' sound are a little unnatural.
Q: I'm at outside does this sound natural?
A: I'm outside.

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