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    #1

    difference between "interfere with" and "interrupt"?

    What is the differnce between "interfere with" and "interrupt"?
    The two are translated to the same meaning in Korean, but I think
    "interfere with" is
    Don't interfere with my life => don't try to tell me what to do.

    "interrupt" is
    I'm sorry to interrupt your meeting => break the flow of something.

    Am I correct?

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    #2

    Re: difference between "interfere with" and "interrupt"?

    Yes.

    I think they are different - and I agree with your assessment of the difference.


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    #3

    Re: difference between "interfere with" and "interrupt"?

    I think (after consulting my dictionaries) that

    interfering ≈ being an obstacle or meddling
    interrupting ≈ breaking continuity

    They may of course be used to refer to the same thing, but their meanings are different.

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