between


between
1. preposition
1) zwischen (position: + Dat., direction: + Akk.)

between then and now — zwischen damals und jetzt

[in] between — zwischen

2) (amongst) unter (+ Dat.)

the work was divided between the volunteers — die Arbeit wurde zwischen den Freiwilligen aufgeteilt

between us we had 40p — wir hatten zusammen 40 Pence

between ourselves, between you and me — unter uns (Dat.) gesagt

that's [just] between ourselves — das bleibt aber unter uns (Dat.)

3) (by joint action of)

between them/the four of them they dislodged the stone — gemeinsam/zu viert lösten sie den Stein

2. adverb

[in] between — dazwischen; (in time) zwischendurch

the space between — der Zwischenraum

* * *
[bi'twi:n]
preposition
1) (in, to, through or across the space dividing two people, places, times etc: between the car and the pavement; between 2 o'clock and 2.30; between meals.) zwischen
2) (concerning the relationship of two things or people: the difference between right and wrong.) zwischen
3) (by the combined action of; working together: They managed it between them.) zwischen
4) (part to one (person or thing), part to (the other): Divide the chocolate between you.) zwischen
- academic2.ru/115422/between_you_and_me___between_ourselves">between you and me / between ourselves
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be·tween
[bɪˈtwi:n]
I. prep
1. (at middle) zwischen +dat; (to middle) zwischen +akk
halfway \between Rome and Florence auf halbem Weg zwischen Rom und Florenz
2. (among) zwischen +akk/dat
to divide sth \between sb etw zwischen jdm aufteilen
3. (to and fro) zwischen +dat
4. (inside) zwischen +dat
to have nothing \between one's ears (fam) nichts zwischen den Ohren haben fam
5. (in range) zwischen +dat
\between meals zwischen den Mahlzeiten
\between times [or whiles] in der Zwischenzeit
6. (connecting) zwischen +dat
\between friends unter Freunden
[just] \between you and me [or ourselves] unter uns gesagt, im Vertrauen gesagt
that's just \between ourselves das bleibt aber unter uns
7. (suffered by) zwischen +dat
8. (separating) zwischen +akk/dat
to stand/come \between sb/sth [and sb/sth] zwischen jdm/etw [und jdm/etw] stehen/zwischen jdn/etw [und jdn/etw] geraten [o kommen
9. (combining) zwischen +dat
\between us we have collected £1,000 zusammen [o gemeinsam] haben wir 1.000 Pfund gesammelt
we carried it \between the four of us wir haben es zu viert getragen
something/a cross/a mixture \between a goat and a sheep etwas/ein Mittelding/eine Mischung zwischen einer Ziege und einem Schaf
10. (choosing) zwischen +dat
to be torn \between sth [and sth] zwischen etw dat [und etw dat] hin und her gerissen sein
11. (sharing)
we drank the bottle \between us wir haben zusammen die Flasche ausgetrunken
12.
to read \between the lines zwischen den Zeilen lesen
II. adv inv dazwischen
in \between dazwischen; (time also) zwischendurch
the layer \between die Zwischenlage
\between-meal snack Zwischenmahlzeit f
* * *
[bɪ'twiːn]
1. prep
1) zwischen (+dat); (with movement) zwischen (+acc)

I was sitting between them — ich saß zwischen ihnen

sit down between those two boys — setzen Sie sich zwischen diese beiden Jungen

in between — zwischen (+dat/acc)

between now and next week we must ... bis nächste Woche müssen wir ...

2) (= amongst) unter (+dat/acc)

share the sweets between the two children — teilen Sie die Süßigkeiten zwischen den beiden Kindern auf

divide the sweets between the children — verteilen Sie die Süßigkeiten unter die Kinder

we shared an apple between us — wir teilten uns (dat) einen Apfel

between ourselves or between you and me he is not very clever — unter uns (dat) gesagt, er ist nicht besonders gescheit

that's just between ourselves — das bleibt aber unter uns

3)

(= jointly, showing combined effort) between us/them — zusammen

we have a car between the two/three of us — wir haben zu zweit/dritt ein Auto, wir zwei/drei haben zusammen ein Auto

between the two/three of us we have enough —

we got the letter written between us — wir haben den Brief zusammen or gemeinsam or mit vereinten Kräften geschrieben

4) (= what with, showing combined effect) neben (+dat)

between housework and study I have no time for that — neben or zwischen Haushalt und Studium bleibt mir keine Zeit dazu

2. adv
(place) dazwischen; (time also) zwischendurch

in between — dazwischen

the space/time between — der Zwischenraum/die Zwischenzeit, der Raum/die Zeit dazwischen

* * *
between [bıˈtwiːn]
A präp
1. (räumlich und zeitlich) zwischen (dat oder akk):
between meals zwischen den Mahlzeiten;
the relations between them die Beziehungen zwischen ihnen, ihr Verhältnis zueinander; devil A 1, rock1 1, stool A 1
2. unter (dat oder akk):
between ourselves, between you and me unter uns (gesagt);
between you, me, and the bedpost (oder gatepost, lamppost) umg unter uns Pastorentöchtern;
they bought it between them sie kauften es gemeinschaftlich;
we have only one pound between us wir haben zusammen nur ein Pfund;
they shared the money between them sie teilten das Geld unter sich
B adv dazwischen:
few and far between
a) (ganz) vereinzelt,
b) (ganz) selten;
the space between der Zwischenraum;
in between dazwischen
bet. abk between
* * *
1. preposition
1) zwischen (position: + Dat., direction: + Akk.)

between then and now — zwischen damals und jetzt

[in] between — zwischen

2) (amongst) unter (+ Dat.)

the work was divided between the volunteers — die Arbeit wurde zwischen den Freiwilligen aufgeteilt

between us we had 40p — wir hatten zusammen 40 Pence

between ourselves, between you and me — unter uns (Dat.) gesagt

that's [just] between ourselves — das bleibt aber unter uns (Dat.)

3) (by joint action of)

between them/the four of them they dislodged the stone — gemeinsam/zu viert lösten sie den Stein

2. adverb

[in] between — dazwischen; (in time) zwischendurch

the space between — der Zwischenraum

* * *
adv.
dazwischen adv.
unter adv. prep.
zwischen präp.

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