Translation of "between" - English-Spanish dictionary

between

preposition uk /bɪˈtwiːn/

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

entre
The town lies halfway between Florence and Rome.

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

entre
The shop is closed for lunch between 12.30 and 1.30.
Please call back between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

A1 involving two or more groups of people

entre
Tonight’s game is between Brazil and Germany.

A2 connecting two or more places or things

entre
the train service between Glasgow and Edinburgh

A2 used when comparing two people or things

entre
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

entre
The temperature will be between 20 and 25 degrees today.

B1 shared by a particular number of people

entre
We divided the money between us.

separating two places or things

entre
The wall between East and West Berlin came down in 1989.
adverb uk /bɪˈtwiːn/

B1 in the space that separates two people, places, or things

entremedias
The houses were built without much room in between.

B1 in the period of time that separates two events or times

entremedias
There’s a train at 6.15 and one at 10.30 but nothing in between.

(Translation of “between” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

between

preposition /biˈtwiːn/

in, to, through or across the space dividing two people, places, times etc

entre
There was a gap of about a foot between the car and the pavement/sidewalk
We’re expecting her to arrive between 2 o’clock and 2.30
You should not eat between meals.

concerning the relationship of two things or people

entre
Children need to learn the difference between right and wrong.

by the combined action of; working together

entre
They managed it between them.

part to one (person or thing), part to (the other)

entre
Divide the chocolate between you.
between you and me / between ourselves

in confidence

entre nosotros
Between you and me, I think he’s rather nice.
between is usually used for two. among is usually used for more than two.

(Translation of “between” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)