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1 . The couple married in the Caribbean to avoid a media circus.
2 . Dave, the pianist, played it over a couple of times.
3 . She had hoped the couple would put on a show of unity.
4 . The couple had helped in the hunt for the toddlers.
5 . She had written him a note a couple of weeks earlier.
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
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
can we couple these proposals?
3.form a pair or pairs;
The two old friends paired off
Birds mate in the Spring