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between

preposition
adverb
phrases
preposition
1 preposition position with things on either sideidir prep  c m uit's situated between Derry and Gaoth Dobhair tá sé suite idir Doire agus Gaoth Dobhairthey ran in between the flowers rith siad idir na bláthanna 2 preposition separatingidir prep  c m uthe border between the two countries an teorainn idir an dá thír
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3 preposition connectingidir prep  c m ubetween two places idir dhá áitwe sent messages between us sheolamar teachtaireachtaí eadrainn 4 preposition from one time to anotheridir prep  c m usome time between 1987 and 1989 uair éigin idir 1987 agus 1989in between the time I leave home and I start work idir an t-am a bhfágaim an baile agus an t-am a dtosaím ag obair, ón am a bhfágaim an baile go dtosaím ag obair 5 preposition position in series or on a scaleidir prep  c m uchoose any number between one and six pioc aon uimhir idir a haon agus a sé, pioc aon uimhir ó a haon go a séwe get anything between 100 and 300 calls a day faighimid rud ar bith idir 100 agus 300 glaoch sa láthe price is expected to fall to between 10 and 12 euro ceaptar go dtitfidh an praghas go dtí idir 10 agus 12 euro 6 preposition involving contest, relationship, physical contactidir prep  c m uthe struggle between good and evil an choimhlint idir an mhaith agus an t-olcthe match between Cork and Kerry an cluiche idir Corcaigh agus Ciarraíthere's a poor relationship between the staff and the managers tá droch-chaidreamh idir an fhoireann agus na bainisteoiríto make connections between different cultures ceangail a dhéanamh idir chultúir éagsúlaa crash between a bus and a lorry tuairt idir bus agus leoraí 7 preposition differentiatingidir prep  c m uthe differences between painting and print na difríochtaí idir péinteáil agus priontáilthere wasn't much to choose between them is beag a bhí eatarthu, is beag an difríocht a bhí eatarthuhe was torn between staying and leaving bhí sé idir dhá cheann na meá cé acu a d'fhanfadh sé nó a d'imeodh sé, bhí sé idir dhá thine Bhealtaine cé acu a d'fhanfadh sé nó a d'imeodh sé 8 preposition sharingidir prep  c m uthe work is split between two offices tá an obair roinnte idir dhá oifigwe ate an apple between us d'itheamar úll eadrainnthere was a lot to learn between the presentation and the questions bhí cuid mhór le foghlaim idir an cur i láthair agus na ceisteanna
adverb
9 adverb in the space separating things, people or eventsi lár báiretruth lies somewhere in between tá an fhírinne áit éigin i lár báire, tá an fhírinne áit éigin idir eatarthuwe had a good day in between bhí lá maith againn idir an dá linn 10 adverb not at either extremeone is cheap, one is dear and I want one in between them tá ceann saor, tá ceann daor agus ba mhaith liomsa ceann idir eatarthu
phrases

between you and me

(also

between ourselves

) idir mise is tusaidir mé féin agus tú féinidir an bheirt againn

between the jigs and the reels

informal idir seo agus siúdidir rud amháin agus rud eile

in between times

(also

between times

) idir an dá linn

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