Translation of "between" - English-Spanish dictionary


preposition uk /bɪˈtwiːn/ us /bɪˈtwin/

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

The town lies halfway between Florence and Rome.

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 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

A1 involving two or more groups of people

Tonight’s game is between Brazil and Germany.

A2 connecting two or more places or things

the train service between Glasgow and Edinburgh

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 divided the money between us.

separating two places or things

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

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

The houses were built without much room in between.

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

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)


preposition /biˈtwiːn/

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

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

Children need to learn the difference between right and wrong.

by the combined action of; working together

They managed it between them.

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

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)