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intervene between (multiple people)

To intercede between multiple people. Luckily, the teacher intervened between Mark and Mike before a fight broke out.
See also: between, intervene

intervene in (something)

To become involved or embroiled in some event, situation, or predicament. I make it a point never to intervene in other people's personal affairs. Someone needs to intervene in this situation before there's a fight!
See also: intervene

intervene with (someone or something)

To become involved or embroiled in some event, situation, or predicament. I make it a point never to intervene with other people's personal affairs. I'll intervene with the boss and see if I can get this issue resolved.
See also: intervene

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.
See also: between, intervene

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.
See also: intervene

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?
See also: intervene
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"I have not intervened in the procurement of DND (Department of National Defense) of its computer system for its ships.
T2DM: diabeteswith no intervention group; DDD early group: T2DM intervened by DDD at early phase; DDD mid group: T2DM intervened by DDD at mid phase; DDD late group: T2DM intervened by DDD at late phase.
Dubai - A 32-year-old Emirati allegedly murdered his septuagenarian father after the latter intervened as the former assaulted his sister.
The bright spot in the results was that a much greater percentage of participants who noticed the bullying (nearly 70%) indirectly intervened by giving the bully or the chat room a bad review.
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"Eighty-two is an important level for USD JPY as it is the rate the yen reached after the Group of Seven nations jointly intervened in the foreign exchange market to artificially weaken the currency," Euro Exchange Rate News reported, quoting Anthony Grech, exchange rate analyst with IG Index in London.
The central bank said, 'We intervened in the market.'
"We intervened in the market," the bank's Deputy Governor Hisham Ramez said by telephone, declining to specify the amount.
Summary: Gordon Brown has intervened to reverse a planned Au20 million cut to the Territorial Army training budget according to Labour MPs.
PRIME Minister Gordon Brownhas personally intervened to reverse a planned pounds 20m cut to the Territorial Army training budget.
The baby finally got medical treatment and was put up for adoption, only after the Advocate intervened.
Khalilzad minimized his own role in drafting the Iraqi Constitution, stating: 'I am not going to them with a recipe for what their constitution ought to be." But Kurdish delegate Mahmoud Othman told the August 13 Washington Post that "The Americans say they don't intervene, but they have intervened deep....
Congress, prodded by aggressive Religious Right groups, intervened in the dispute over Terri Schiavo, the Florida woman whose tragic story captivated the nation.
One of the commission members--Archbishop Bernard Malango, primate of Central Africa--has intervened on behalf of conservative dioceses in North America.