- n.对，双; 配偶，夫妻; <口>几个，两三个
- 复数: couples;
Pamela is nobody's fool ; she'll master her new job in a couple of days.
By wearing the ring on the third finger of the left hand, a married couple symbolically declares their eternal love for each other.
In China today each couple is required to carry out a eugenic plan strictly.
If you would lend an ear for a couple of minutes you might learn something to your advantage.
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.
The old couple have no one to do housework; they have to fend for themselves.
To a devoted couple even water tastes sweet.
The couple agreed on a trial separation.
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.
Her cheeks began to fill out after she'd been in the convalescent hospital for a couple of months.
The newly married couple moved into their new home.
Let's put it off for a couple of days.
That couple have broken up.
I saw a couple of men get out.
The couple married in the Caribbean to avoid a media circus.
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.
The couple set off in August from Morocco, drove through the Sahara, visited Nigeria and were heading for Zimbabwe.
I don't deserve to be made the scapegoat for a couple of bad results.
A decorated egg with a bird on it, given to a young married couple, is a wish for children.
A couple of recent papers have finally opened a window on these people's extraordinary minds.
There's rising work demand coupled with the insecurity of mergers, takeovers, downsizing and other factors, Moen said.
But over the last couple of years, and in this one in particular, we are starting to see companies shift from what is the largest screen size, the smallest form factor or the shiniest object and more into what all of these devices do that is practical in a consumer's life.
Many admissions officers say they spend less than a couple of minutes on each application, including the essay.
Similarly, some couples don't have children because they don't want to sacrifice their own lifestyles to the lime and expense of a family.
To advise couples to think twice before having children
Late-stage developing nations that are currently industrialising rapidly, for example China, which will experience declining rates of population growth, coupled with increasing affluence (富裕）and age profile.
This is then coupled to a school's picture of what a diverse class should look like, with the result that passport, ethnic origin and sex can all become influencing factors.
Sylvia and Paul Custerson, a retired couple from Cambridge, England, recently took a 16-day vacation to Namibia, where they went on bird-watching excursions.
Design programs targeted at retired couples.
A couple of them had listened to a similar speech before.
The Language School wants me to do a bit of exam preparation, but also quite a lot of work in companies and factories, and a couple of children's classes
A tool developed just a couple of years ago by a young farmer, Jonathan Dysinger, in Tennessee, with a small loan from a local slow money group.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Boy, news travels fast around here! I only got the orders a couple of hours ago.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 听力 原文
But he quickly found that he loved playing this instrument, and was committed to practicing it so that within a couple of months he was playing reasonably well.
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But I hope to move the family out there in a couple of months' time.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 听力 原文
But more importantly, we made a commitment to grow together as a couple.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文
Eventually, the couple found that their bodies turned for the better, with re-found strong muscles that they.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文
He bought a smartphone a couple of months ago and he took it on our recent ski vacation to Colorado.
2015年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 B 原文
He told people at a conference, "there have been a couple of studies suggesting they are increasing their song output at night and during the day they are still singing."
2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
I have a couple of pens though.
2016年高考英语北京卷 听力 原文
I live next door to a couple whose children often make a lot of noise.
2016年高考英语北京卷 单项选择 原文
I'm afraid there are a couple of problems.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（11月） 听力 原文
It appeared on some of the first postcards, starred in some of the earliest silent movies, and was the subject of a couple of the earliest photos, dating all the way back to the 1800s.
2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
It was a popular activity for couples to leisurely walk through town to view the temporary works of chilly art.
2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
On march 19, Dennis got a group text informing him that a couple he didn't know were at the hospital, waiting for the arrival of a baby.
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On one of her trips to New York several years ago, Eudora Welty decided to take a couple of New York friends out to dinner.
2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Walking through the rooms and talking with the owners, a nice elderly couple, we felt the warmth and happiness of the marriage within that home.
2015年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文
While too many couples grow apart, we were growing together.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文
According to several studies concluding that parents are less happy than childless couples, single parents are the least happy of all.
In the past couple of weeks a quarrel has illustrated the value to advertisers of such fine-grained information: Should advertisers assume that people are happy to be tracked and sent behavioural ads? Or should they have explicit permission?.
Such measures have a couple of uplifting motives.
1. a small indefinite number;
"he's coming for a couple of days"
2. a pair of people who live together;
"a married couple from Chicago"
3. a pair who associate with one another;
"the engaged couple"
"an inseparable twosome"
4. two items of the same kind
5. something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
1. 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"
2. link together;
"can we couple these proposals?"
3. form a pair or pairs;
"The two old friends paired off"
4. make love;
"Birds mate in the Spring"
join, combine, unite, connect, link, attach, couple, associate, relate
力偶：平行而反向作用于物体的一对同等大小的力 电偶：两种不同金属的接触区，产生电位差 联结，一对，偶联