English version

come between somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome between somebody phrasal verb1 PROBLEMto make people argue and feel angry with each other, when they had been friends before Nothing will ever come between us now. I didn’t want to come between a husband and wife.2 PREVENTto prevent someone from giving enough attention to something She never let anything come between her and her work. come→ See Verb table
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come between The bulk of the decline in traditional families came between 1970 and 1980, with smaller decreases since then.No time lag should come between demand and supply.Westward the Hudson came between Sammler and the great Spry industries of New Jersey.A change from Krankoor to Kranko came between the 1847 and 1848 volumes, soon after Theunis's death.Yet again the business of running the hotel had come between them when they had something important to sort out.The Voice had come between them.He has come between us and ruined our lives.A true cat always comes between you and your newspaper.
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Verb table
come
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycome
he, she, itcomes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycame
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave come
he, she, ithas come
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad come
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill come
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have come
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coming
he, she, itis coming
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you, we, theyare coming
Past
I, he, she, itwas coming
you, we, theywere coming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coming
he, she, ithas been coming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coming
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