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What is it usually said:

You can choose between these three dates!

You can choose among these three dates!

Why everybody uses "between" even if there are more than two dates???

Thank you in advance.
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Everybody? Hurmm.. OK, I'll check it by googling.

all domains (mostly COM)
between these three : 160,000 among these three : 92,900,
GOV domain
between these three : 672 among these three :3390

Sounds many Americans don't speak/write the English language we are learning.
But still a majority of them are using it when they are working in their office.

paco
'Between' is idiomatically used with 'difference', no matter the number of choices (perhaps because we are considering the options pair by pair).

In other situations, the rule of 'between' two options and 'among' more than two options applies (though, because of the frequency of the 'difference between' idiom, there is often carryover into other forms among native speakers, I am sure).
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Paco, what's the difference between COM and GOV domains?
Hello

Frankly speaking I myself don't know them in details. My guess is: COM would be the domain where common people (even children, foreigners) can make their home pages and GOV would be the domain mostly used by US governmental officers.

paco
Yes, my boy friend's a potter, and we have a -com web page, so even foreigners have some! LOL! What I didn't understand was how you could make a difference between Amenglish & BritEnglish based on com & gov? Because hits from com pages may also be from the States?
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I just wanted to know about the possibility of being correct saying "choose between these three options"...

I'm glad to know your boy friend is a potter, I love pottery too!!!
I'm glad you like pottery too! I myself paint it and draw some designs.
But my post was meant as an answer to Paco, sorry if I've bothered you!
Of course not, I was just kidding...
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