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 Meanings and Examples of BETWEEN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
between
 prep.  in or into the space that separates two places, people, or objects
 prep.  in the period of time that separates two different times or events
Classic Sentence: (168 in 12 pages)
1  Nay, Henry might stand between me and the intrusion of my foe.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
2  The river descends rapidly and winds between hills, not high, but steep, and of beautiful forms.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  I have no ambition to lose my life on the post-road between St. Petersburgh and Archangel.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
4  "He's a bootlegger," said the young ladies, moving somewhere between his cocktails and his flowers.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  He got up, his eyes still flashing between Gatsby and his wife.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
6  I hadn't gone twenty yards when I heard my name and Gatsby stepped from between two bushes into the path.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  The minister's own will, and Hester's will, and the fate that grew between them, had wrought this transformation.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
8  Nothing further passed between the mariner and Hester Prynne.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY
9  One glance of recognition she had imagined must needs pass between them.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
10  The resemblance between her and her mother was strikingly great.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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11  Yes, Marianne, even in a man between thirty and forty.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
12  Willoughby took his usual place between the two elder Miss Dashwoods.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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13  What had really passed between them was to this effect.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39
14  Ay, to be sure, he must be ordained in readiness; and I am very glad to find things are so forward between you.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 40
15  There can be no community between you and me; we are enemies.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  There has been a marked increase in trade between East and West.
17  Trade between the two countries was interrupted by the war.
18  The training programme is seen as a bridge between school and work.
19  EU members are allowed to travel freely between member states.
20  EU citizens can now travel freely between member states.
21  There is a gulf between the two cities.
22  It was difficult to decide between the various options.
23  There is a fundamental difference between the two points of view.
24  Violence between the two sides has been steadily escalating.
25  Intensive negotiations between the main parties preceded the vote.
26  The cat tried to get between the chair and the wall.
27  The war between the two countries has been declared on.
28  There is an obvious contrast between the cultures of East and West.
29  The eleventh century saw the formal rupture between East and West.
30  An unholy row broke out between two of the men drinking in the bar.