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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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Once the Agreement is finally approved by the Court, it will be legally binding for all the creditors and Loryser's creditor protection status will cease together with Intervenor's control over Loryser.
Lombardi (88) the Eighth Circuit allowed an intervenor under Rule 24(b) despite acknowledging that the intervenor lacked Article III standing.
Besides the victim's father and PGSW, another intervenor is lawyer Gunratan Sadavarte, representing the Ambedkar Students Association, which had actively raised the Rohith Vemula suicide case almost two years ago.
"Thus, although proposed intervenors assert the contrary, they have not demonstrated how they have more than a general interest in the enforcement of a state constitutional provision which could easily be shared by all Kentucky residents...." wrote Judge Gregory F.
Attorney's Office is to either prove that it has paid the fees, prove that an appeals court has overturned the order or "show cause why the Intervenor should not be found in contempt of court."
(57) After IRC [section] 6015 was enacted, an intervenor's rights in innocent spouse cases have become more clearly defined.
A three-Judge bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry also accepted a request of Dr Faroogh Naseem, senator from MQM, to implead his party as intervenor in the pending pleas moved by Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan and Jammat-i-Islami.
We have applied for Intervenor Status in the Rasouli case being heard by the Supreme Court of Canada.
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although the United States was again an intervenor, there was no unusual
Though the larger bench granted time to the opposite parties to file their affidavits by September 12 but asked the builders to raise their pleas in all the writ petitions in the capacity of an intervenor. (ANI)
According to the GAO's regulations, an intervenor is "an awardee if the award has been made or, if no award has been made, all bidders or offerors who appear to have a substantial prospect of receiving an award if the protest is denied." (1) This is about as dry a definition as there is, and offers no insight into the real world of intervenors.
"The history of the [Federal Trade Commission's] intervenor funding program--which has so far handed out nearly $2 million--is one of helping its friends and ignoring its adversaries.
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(4) The Court of International Trade held that where a valid case or controversy exists between the remaining parties, an intervenor need not provide an independent basis for standing under Article III.