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intervene between (someone and someone else)

to intercede between someone and someone else. I decided to intervene between Ralph and his brother, who were arguing endlessly. There was no point in intervening between Bill and Bob.
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intervene in something

to get involved in something. I will have to intervene in this matter. It's getting out of hand. I want to intervene in this before it becomes a major problem.
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intervene with someone or something

to step into a matter concerning someone or something. Megan said she would intervene with the bank manager on our behalf. Do I need to intervene with this process?
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The MIC, SVIA, and BRC sought to intervene on the side of the federal agencies and defend OHV use on these public lands.
Analysts are wary that the central bank of Kenya could intervene more in the markets.
The Environmental Coalition said Judge Thomas Hutchins ruled that attorney Richard Francis can intervene in the case, which allows him to sit at the table alongside the city's attorneys and defend Moorpark in the suit.
It is my personal belief based upon empirical evidence that (the) city of Moorpark will not adequately defend Measure S,'' said Francis in his application to intervene to Ventura County Superior Court Judge Thomas J.
To increase our knowledge about when to intervene - at what size aneurysm - will be of critical interest to interventional physicians everywhere.
VI) has said that the central bank could intervene to manage the local currency.
NASDAQ:IPXL) today announced that it has filed a motion in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to intervene as a defendant in a lawsuit by Barr Laboratories, Inc.
Global Banking News-February 7, 2013--Bank of Israel could intervene in currency markets(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Our hope is that the governor will intervene,'' said Daniel Tucker, chairman of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association.
Fitch Ratings believes that the points that the Brazilian Central Bank mentioned as causing them to intervene in Santos, as mentioned in the following paragraphs, are unique to that bank, and as a result, Fitch believes that the regulator will continue to monitor and track the financial soundness of the system.
According to a Reuters report, a senior banker in the central bank of Australia has said that the bank would intervene in lowering the high local dollar only in an extreme situation.
In a Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery, Clinton said the decision to intervene in Kosovo was aimed at saving lives, including American lives.
The ACLJ's filing comes just days after the ACLJ asked the Florida Second District Court of Appeal to reconsider its decision rejecting a request by the Schindlers to intervene directly into the case in defense of "Terri's Law.
Global Banking News-October 16, 2012--Indian central bank says it would intervene in markets if necessary(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
for permission to intervene in the water-quality battle, Lockyer's office said.