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intervene and interfere? Could you tell me the different between interfere and intervene and how to identify them? thanks~ if possible ,plz gimme some example and how to use in oral english or these all the written language?
May 23, 2010 12:32 PM
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The difference between intervene and interfere is that intervene is a situation in which usually describes someone entering into a conflict on behalf of a person or for the purpose of solving the conflict for both parties. For example a teacher may intervene in a fight on school grounds. Interfere would be used in a variety of situations wherein a group or person is altering or attempting to alter something for any number of reasons for personal reasons. Interfering has an aggressive connotation, and intervening has a peaceful connotation (also used when intervention is necessary). Note: These words can be interchangeable depending upon your bias or opinion. Examples Drug addiction intervention. There was radio interference on my favorite radio station.
May 23, 2010
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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