Bedeutung von "between" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


preposition us /bɪˈtwin/

A1 in the space that separates two places, people, or things:

The town lies halfway between Dallas and Houston.

A1 in the period of time that separates two events or times:

The shop is closed for lunch between 12.30 and 1.30.
Please call back between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

A1 involving two or more groups of people:

Tonight’s game is between the New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Rams.

A2 connecting two or more places or things:

the train service between Boston and New York

A2 used when comparing two people or things:

What’s the difference between these two cameras?

A2 If something is between two amounts, it is larger than the first amount but smaller than the second:

The temperature will be between 20 and 25 degrees today.

B1 shared by a particular number of people:

We shared the cake between us.

If you choose between two things, you choose one thing or the other.

separating two places or things:

The wall between East and West Berlin came down in 1989.

(Definition von "between preposition" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)