“between” vs “among”
I know the word "between" is used when we are concerned with two things. But can it be used with more than two things?
Yes, sometimes you do (and must) use between for more than two things alone. In these places, you cannot swap in among, or it will sound wrong.
For example, between can be used with several points of geography:
It can also be used with people, as in:
As you see, one cannot substitute in among for between in those examples, even though three things are involved in both cases.
Yes the word "Between" can be used for more than two things. For example , "The discussion was between three people" or us three or Jack, John and Mike .