Teachers make a distinction between
"among" and "between." But, does this distinction reflect the
dictionary definition? In a word, no!
The Oxford English Dictionary
states that, “In all senses, between has, from its earliest
appearance, been extended to more than two.”
So, although the strict meaning of
"-tween" refers to the number two, most speakers of English say
"between" when three or more objects are under discussion.
You are free to make this
distinction if you wish, but if not, you will have the company of
generations of English speakers.
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