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Among, Between

Among involves three or more items that are part of a larger group or not individually named: Who among us has not lied? Corina is able to chose from among the finest universities for her future studies.

Between involves two items as well as more than two when they are specific, individual items: She couldn't decide between Chinese and Thai food. Corina is able to choose between Stanford, Harvard, McGill, and Oxford for her future studies.

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