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In an intermediate place, position, or situation. My fiancé and my best friend had a falling out, and unfortunately, I found myself caught in between.
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located in the middle of two things, states, or possibilities. The bath water is not hot or cold. It's in between. A sandwich consists of two slices of bread with some other food in between.
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In an intermediate situation, as in My roommates disagreed and I was caught in between. [Late 1500s]
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in beˈtweenneither one thing nor another, but having some qualities of both; between two states, kinds, sizes, etc: ‘Would you call this dress green or blue?’ ‘I’d say it was in between.’
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In an intermediate situation: My roommates disagreed and I was caught in between.
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