A go-between is a person who takes messages between people who are unable or unwilling to meet each other.
at intervals, as between other events or actions
If someone or something comes between two people, or comes between a person and a thing, they make the relationship or connection between them less close or happy .
now and then; at intervals
in confidence ; as a secret
between two fires:
between two attacks; shot at, criticized, etc. from both sides
betwixt and between:
in an intermediate, indecisive, or middle position
(of an experiment ) concerned with measuring the value of the dependent variable for distinct and unrelated groups subjected to each of the experimental conditions
few and far between:
Things that are few and far between are very rare or do not happen very often.
no love lost between:
no liking or affection existing between
between wind and water:
the part of a vessel's hull below the water line that is exposed by rolling or by wave action
fall between the cracks:
to fail to fit into a given agenda or program
fall between two stools:
If someone has fallen between two stools, they are unable to decide which of two courses of action to take and as a result they have not done either of them successfully.
nothing to choose between:
(of two people or objects) almost equal
read between the lines:
to understand what someone really means, or what is really happening in a situation, even though it is not stated openly
War Between the States:
the American Civil War
between Scylla and Charybdis:
in a predicament in which avoidance of either of two dangers means exposure to the other
drive a wedge between people:
to cause bad feelings between two people who are close in order to weaken their relationship
to read between the lines:
If you read between the lines, you understand what someone really means, or what is really happening in a situation, even though it is not said openly.
between you and me/between ourselves:
When you introduce a statement by saying ' between you and me ' or ' between ourselves ', you are indicating that you do not want anyone else to know what you are saying.
get the bit between your teeth:
to become very enthusiastic and determined about doing a particular job or task
have nothing between your ears:
to be stupid
between a rock and a hard place:
in a difficult situation where you have to choose between two equally unpleasant courses of action
between you, me, and the gatepost:
with one's tail between one's legs:
in a state of utter defeat or confusion
with your tail between your legs:
If you say that you have your tail between your legs, you are emphasizing that you feel defeated and ashamed .
between you and me and the bedpost:
confidentially; in secret
little to choose between/nothing to choose between:
If there is little to choose between people or things or nothing to choose between them, it is difficult to decide which is better or more suitable.
be between the devil and the deep blue sea:
to be in a difficult situation where the two possible courses of action or choices that you can take are equally bad
between the devil and the deep blue sea:
If you say that you are between the devil and the deep blue sea, you mean that you are in a difficult situation where you have to choose between two equally unpleasant courses of action.
go off with your tail between your legs:
to go away feeling very ashamed and embarrassed because of a defeat or a foolish mistake that you have made
to be caught between a rock and a hard place:
If you are caught between a rock and a hard place, you are in a difficult situation where you have to choose between two equally unpleasant courses of action.
to get the bit between your teeth take the bit between one's teeth:
If you get the bit between your teeth, or take the bit between your teeth, you become very enthusiastic about a job you have to do.
take the bit in one's teeth:
to undertake a task with determination