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Between and among are the preparations of place.
Here we will know about their uses in our day-to-day English speaking and writing.
Between and among as prepositions
prepositions are the words that show the relation between nouns and pronouns in the same sentence
As prepositions between and among show the place of any particular thing or things.
How to use between and among correctly
In our day-to-day speaking and writing we use various prepositions like in, on, of, for to, with, between, among.
we use between to show the position of anyone between only two other things.
when anyone or anything is surrounded by more than two things, then we use among.
The following examples will prove this.
1) John is sitting between Sam and Nick.
2) John is sitting among his friends.
3) we found the bank between the hospital and the school and it was among many trees.
4) Most children are in school between the age of 4 and 15 years.
From the above discussion, we can conclude that between is used to show the position of anything or anyone between only two things or persons, and among is used to show the position of anything or anyone surrounded by more than two things or persons.
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