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    Question Among or Amid

    I would like to know when to use among and when to use amid in a sentence? What is the difference between the two?

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    Re: Among or Amid

    Among is used to describe mingling or intermixing with distinct or separate objects/people: 'At the concert she found herself among her peers.'

    Amid is used to describe being in the middle or surrounded by something: 'The fishermen were suddenly amid a great storm that threatened their lives.'

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