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couple

US [ˈkʌp(ə)l]
UK ['kʌp(ə)l]
  • n.情侣;两人;两件事物;几个人
  • v.结合;性交;交配
  • Web夫妇;一对;力偶
Plural Form:couples  Present Participle:coupling  Past Tense:coupled  
couple
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n.
1.
[singspv]
~ (of sth)
两人;两件事物two people or things
I saw a couple of men get out.
我看见有两个男人出去了。
2.
[singspv]
~ (of sth)
几个人;几件事物a small number of people or things
a couple of minutes
几分钟
We went there a couple of years ago.
我们几年前去过那里。
I've seen her a couple of times before.
我以前见过她几次。
I'll be with you in a minute. There are a couple of things I have to do first.
我一会儿就到你那里去。我有几件事情得先处理一下。
There are a couple more files to read first.
还有几份档案要先看一看。
We can do it in the next couple of weeks.
我们可在今后几个星期里完成这件事。
The last couple of years have been difficult.
最近的几年一直是困难重重。
3.
[cspv]
(人)一对;(尤指)夫妻,情侣two people who are seen together, especially if they are married or in a romantic or sexual relationship
married couples
几对夫妇
a young/an elderly couple
年轻╱老年夫妇
Several couples were on the dance floor.
有几对情侣在跳舞。
The couple was/were married in 2006.
这对夫妇于 2006 年结婚。
v.
1.
[t][usupass]
(把车辆或设备等)连接,结合to join together two parts of sth, for example two vehicles or pieces of equipment
The two train cars had been coupled together.
两节火车车厢已经挂上钩了。
CDTV uses a CD-ROM system that is coupled to a powerful computer.
动态视频系统使用的是与大功率计算机相连的只读光盘系统。
2.
[i]
性交;交配to have sex

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