intersperse between

intersperse (something) between (something)

To incorporate or scatter something in or throughout something else. For the kitchen backsplash, I want to intersperse some of these sparkly gray blocks between the white and black ones.
See also: between, intersperse
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intersperse something between something

to place things between other things, perhaps regularly or in a pattern. We interspersed an onion plant between each pair of plants. Onions had been interspersed between every two marigold plants.
See also: between, intersperse
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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