Application: mainly use to shave rust and oil paint.
Pamela is nobody's fool ; she'll master her new job in a couple of days.
A couple of goats are butting each other.
This bit of work can easily be finished in a couple of days.
If you would lend an ear for a couple of minutes you might learn something to your advantage.
The pianist gave a long and varied recital, with a couple of encores for good measure.
She jokingly replied, " I'm here to meet a rich husband, get married, have a couple of children, and then retire and travel.
”她开玩笑地回答说: “ 我要在此遇到一个有钱的丈夫, 结婚, 生几个孩子, 然后退休,去旅游.
A couple of dozen prints were rolled off in no time.
He used a couple of bolsters to elevate his head.
Give the bottle a couple of shakes before pouring the juice.
A couple of tanks convoyed the trucks across the border.
He presented us with a couple of jade lions.
I'll be ready in a couple of shakes.
Supermarkets can afford to retail cigarettes at a couple of cents below the price charged by most tobacconists.
Her cheeks began to fill out after she'd been in the convalescent hospital for a couple of months.
Let's put it off for a couple of days.
I saw a couple of men get out.
He dashed off a couple of novels.
She had written him a note a couple of weeks earlier.
I'm broke, Livy, and I owe a couple of million dollars.
The theatre management kindly let me off a couple of performances to go to Yorkshire.
They grow to a height of 12 ins — give or take a couple of inches.
I don't deserve to be made the scapegoat for a couple of bad results.
They paid in that cheque a couple of days ago, and drew out around two thousand in cash.
I'll pick up on what I said a couple of minutes ago.
He would make an appointment with him to straighten out a couple of things.
My personal life was terrible. My mother had died, and a couple of years later I had a breakdown.
My dad had a couple of Bob Dylan and Beatles songbooks lying around the house.
A couple of boozy revellers dropped their trousers.
1. more than one but indefinitely small in number;
"a few roses"
"a couple of roses"