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between
British English: /bɪˈtwiːn/
American English: /bəˈtwin/

Translation of between in German:

preposition

  • 1
    (position) zwischen + Dat.
    (direction) zwischen + Akk.
    it is not far between the two places
    die beiden Orte liegen nicht weit auseinander
    between then and now
    zwischen damals und jetzt
    between now and the end of term
    bis zum Ende des Trimesters
    there's nothing to choose between them
    sie unterscheiden sich durch nichts
    [in] between
  • 2 (amongst)
    unter + Dat.
    the work was divided between the volunteers
    die Arbeit wurde zwischen den Freiwilligen aufgeteilt
    between ourselves, between you and me that's [just] between ourselves
    das bleibt aber unter uns Dat.
  • 3 (by joint action of)between them/the four of them they succeeded in dislodging the stone
    gemeinsam/zu viert gelang es ihnen, den Stein zu lösen
    we ate it up between us
    wir haben es zusammen od. gemeinsam aufgegessen
  • 4 (shared by)between us we had 40p
    wir hatten zusammen 40 Pence
    we had three tents between the five of us
    wir hatten drei Zelte für uns fünf
    there is nothing between us
    wir haben nichts miteinander
    it's all over between us
    es ist aus zwischen uns Dat. [informal]

adverb

  • [in] between
    (in time) zwischendurch
    the space between
    der Zwischenraum

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