Grammar Patterns

V between pl-n

V between pl-n

The verb is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of the preposition between and either a plural noun group or two or more co-ordinated noun groups.This pattern has one structure:
    Verb with prepositional Object
    She alternated between anger and depression.
V between pl-n
 Verb groupbetweenplural noun group
SubjectVerbprepositional Object
Many clientscannot distinguishbetweenpsychiatrists and psychotherapists.
Iliaisebetweenthese groups.
Verbs with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'arbitrate' groupThe 'differentiate' groupThe 'alternate' groupThe 'range' groupVerbs with other meaningsStructure information

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