What part of speech is “among”

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'among' is used to indicate a position between things or to describe how things are being divided.

1. He found some solace among the flowers in the garden.

2. John had difficulty navigating the maze among all the obstacles.

3. She became distant among her friends as soon as they started arguing.

'Among' should not be confused with 'between', which is used to indicate a position between two specific things or people. Additionally, when using 'among', there is often a sense of being dispersed throughout the group, rather than being truly in the middle of it.

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