Among and Between

Among is a preposition that applies to …
… more than 2 people or things or a group.
Between is a preposition that applies to…

only two (2) people or things.

 

If there are more than 2 things, you have to use among!

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

The secret is ______ you and Jon.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

The secret is between you and Jon.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

______ the two of them, whom do you thing is nicer?

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

Between the two of them, whom do you thing is nicer?

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

I must choose _____ the cookies, candy and pie.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

I must choose among the cookies, candy and pie.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

She threaded her way _____ the kids on the playground.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

She threaded her way among the kids on the playground.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

She broke up a fight       Josh and Hunter.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

She broke up a fight between Josh and Hunter.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

What’s come ___ you two?

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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What’s come between you two?

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“I’m ___ a rock and a hard place,” Devin said.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“I’m between a rock and a hard place,” Devin said.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“He has to choose ___ all his friends,” Michael said.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“He has to choose among all his friends,” Michael said.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“Are you ___ his closest friends?” asked Sean.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“Are you among his closest friends?” asked Sean.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“It’s ___ another boy and me who will skate in the finals,” said Alexander.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“It’s between another boy and me who will skate in the finals,” said Alexander.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“Can’t you settle who will be goalie ___ the soccer team?” said the Gino’s parents.

Directions:  Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

 

“Can’t you settle who will be goalie among the soccer team?” said the Gino’s parents.

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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“No,” said Josh. “This is ___ Sean and me.”

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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“No,” said Josh. “This is between Sean and me.”

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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“I’m not sure he’s ___ among Hunters closest friends,” said Scott.

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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“I’m not sure he’s among among Hunters closest friends,” said Scott.

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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Devin, Hunter, Josh, and Joshua began to argue ____ themselves.

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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Devin, Hunter, Josh, and Joshua began to argue; among themselves.

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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I hope Josh wont have to choose ____Devin and Hunter!

Directions:; Choose either between or among in the blank to complete the sentence correctly.

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I hope Josh wont have to choose;between Devin and Hunter!