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Definition of "a couple of" []

  • More than one but indefinitely small in number (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "a couple of" in a sentence
  • "He had been born Chester Quincy Deedes: that was the name on his birth certificate and his criminal record, a record that consisted mainly of minor credit card and insurance fraud, peripheral involvement in a pension scam, and a couple of DUIs."
  • "I went back onto Main Street, bought a couple of newspapers and the latest issue of Rolling Stone, then headed into Jorgensen's and took a seat at the raised table by the window."
  • "“Trawler spotted Jack Mercier's yacht at low revs a couple of miles out, heading into shore.”"
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