December 11, 2017
The list below gives the most usual meanings of English prepositions.
Each meaning is illustrated by an example.
Between: 1. An intermediate location: Toronto lies between Montreal and Vancouver.
2. An intermediate time: between Christmas and New Year's Day
3. Intermediate in a series: B comes between A and C in the alphabet.
4. An intermediate amount: between five and ten people
5. Within a group of two: The money was shared between two people.
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