come between

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "come between":
present tense I/you/we/they come between he/she/it comes between present participle coming between past tense came between past participle come between
1) come between someone (and someone) to cause a disagreement or argument between people

He didn't want this to come between them.

2) come between someone and something to prevent you from doing or getting something

She was determined that nothing would come between her and the manager's job.


English dictionary. 2014.

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