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tear between

Tear between: to put someone in the position of having to choose between some equally desirable or undesirable options or loyalties. The soldier was torn between staying on duty or going home. I was torn between wanting to punch her and wa…

arbitrate between

Arbitrate between: to mediate between two (or more) parties in conflict. We need someone to arbitrate between these two departments before their in-fighting affects the whole company. Mediate between: to act as an intermediary negotiator b…

differentiate between

Differentiate between someone or something: to distinguish between multiple people or things. I have a very hard time differentiating between the Westie and the Cairn Terrier. Discriminate between someone or something: to recognize the dif…