N between pl-n
Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'relationship' groupThe 'split' groupThe 'fight' groupThe 'reconciliation' groupThe 'agreement' groupThe 'love' and 'enmity' groupThe 'communication' groupThe 'collaboration' groupThe 'interaction' groupThe 'boundary' groupThe 'difference' groupThe 'similarity' groupThe 'balance' groupThe 'interval' groupNouns with other meanings
N between pl-nThe noun is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of between and a plural noun group. With some nouns, the preposition between is sometimes followed by two '-ing' clauses joined by a conjunction.
|Noun||between||plural noun group/-ing clause|
|a fierce||debate||between||conservatives and liberals|
|the||difference||between||winning and losing|
|relations||between||the two nations|