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interpose (one, oneself, or something) between (someone or something)

To place one, oneself, or something between someone or something. I interposed myself between the cat and the door so that she couldn't make a run for it.
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interpose (something) in(to) (something)

To introduce something into a particular situation. Please don't interpose your thoughts into this meeting, OK? You're just supposed to be observing.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

interpose someone or something between people or things

to put someone or something between people or things, in any combination. I do not wish to interpose Randy between the twins. We will not interpose our own standards between these two warring factions.

interpose something in (to) something

to introduce something into something; to put a question into a conversation. The chairman interposed a question into the discussion. May I interpose an observation in the proceedings?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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