sandwich between

sandwich between
phrasal verb [transitive, always passive]
Word forms "sandwich between":
present tense I/you/we/they sandwich between he/she/it sandwiches between present participle sandwiching between past tense sandwiched between past participle sandwiched between
1) be sandwiched between something and something to have a layer of a different substance on either side

Mattresses consist of springs sandwiched between padding.

2) be sandwiched between someone/something and someone/something to be in a small or tight space between two people or things that are larger

The tiny kingdom was sandwiched between Austria and Czechoslovakia.

3) be sandwiched between something and something to face a difficult choice between two duties or responsibilities

Many women are sandwiched between the needs of children and parents.


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