Can one speak of the sequence (order) between two things, or should it be the sequence of A and B?


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It should be the sequence of. Sequence refers to a group of items and the order in which they are found. See, for example, the following Ngram:

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  • The Ngram presents an irrefutable answer to my question, thank you. I already found out that 'sequence' can refer to a group of things (used as a technical term) or to their order, the latter seeming to be the more usual meaning.
    – Josje
    Aug 29, 2013 at 17:08
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    Sorry, I was still finding out how all this works...
    – Josje
    Aug 29, 2013 at 17:31

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