On the mantelpiece are a pair of bronze Ming vases.
Eventually they reached a pair of ornately carved doors.
His surgical instruments were a knife and a pair of pincers.
Midnight Boom is the pair's third studio album.
The victory guarantees the pair at least a SILVER.
This does not explain the female-female bonded pair however.
I have lost the pair to this glove.
We admired her new pair of shoes.
There are two pairs of shoes under the bed.
A pair of things are two things of the same size and shape that are used together or are both part of something, for example shoes, earrings, or parts of the body.
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...a pair of socks.
...trainers that cost up to 90 pounds a pair...
72,000 pairs of hands clapped in unison to the song.
Some objects that have two main parts of the same size and shape are referred to as a pair, for example a pair of trousers or a pair of scissors .
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...a pair of faded jeans.
...a pair of binoculars.
You can refer to two people as a pair when they are standing or walking together or when they have some kind of relationship with each other.
A pair of teenage boys were smoking cigarettes...
The pair admitted that their three-year-old marriage was going through 'a difficult time'...
He and Paula made an unlikely pair.
If one thing is paired with another, it is put with it or considered with it.
The trainees will then be paired with experienced managers.
...the pairing of these two fine musicians.
If you say that someone is or has a safe pair of hands, you mean that they are reliable and will not make any serious mistakes.
PHR after v BRIT 英 JOURNALISM 新闻
He has now held five cabinet posts and remains a safe pair of hands.
一副, 一条, 一把; 一双, 一对
This pair of shoes fits me well.
Pairs of socks are pinned together.
I bought six pairs.
A pair of robbers were trying to kidnap his wife.
They will make a good pair.
You are a fine pair coming as late as this!
A pair of orioles alighted on the frisking branch of a weeping willow.
The pair of swans nested by the river.
This is a coach and pair.
vt. & vi.
I thought those two would pair well.
Birds pair and build nests in spring.
1. a set of two similar things considered as a unit
2. two items of the same kind
3. two people considered as a unit
4. a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
1. form a pair or pairs;
- " "The two old friends paired off" "
2. bring two objects, ideas, or people together;
- " "This fact is coupled to the other one" "
- " "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?" "
- " "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project" "
3. occur in pairs
4. arrange in pairs;
- " "Pair these numbers" "
5. make love;
- " "Birds mate in the Spring" "
pair of hands
used in reference to a person seen in terms of their participation in a task 一起做某事的人，帮手
we can always do with an extra pair of hands.
词根: par 1. =bring birth,表示"生产,生出小孩"; 2. =come in sight,表示"看见;出现"; 3. =get ready,表示"准备;安置"; 4. =equal,表示"平等"
multiparous 一胎多子的, 经产的, 非初产的, [植]多产的
primiparous 初产的, 初次分娩的
uniparous 每次产一个卵的; 每胎生一子的
separable 可分离的, 可分的
separate 分开的, 分离的
unprepared 无准备的, 即席的, 尚未准备好的
comparable 可比较的, 比得上的
comparative 比较的, 相当的
transparency 透明, 透明度, 幻灯片, 有图案的玻璃
preparation 准备, 预备
pair 一对, 一双
- 1. performance and integration retrofit 性能和综合改进，性能和综合改装
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Middle English: from Old French paire, from Latin paria 'equal things', neuter plural of par 'equal'. Formerly phrases such as a pair of gloves were expressed without of, as in a pair gloves (compare with German ein Paar Handschuhe)