couple englannista suomeksi
Two partners in a romantic or sexual relationship.
(RQ:Swift A Modest Proposa)
Two of the same kind connected or considered together.
''A couple of police officers appeared at the door.''
(quote-book)|Fables, of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflexions|http://www.worldcat.org/title/fables-of-sop-and-other-eminent-mythologists-with-morals-and-reflexions-by-sir-roger-lestrange-kt/oclc/671318525|64|'Tis in some sort with ''Friends'' (Pardon the Coarseness of the illustration) as it is with ''Dogs in Couples''. They should be of the same Size; and Humour; and That which Pleases the One should Please the Other
1839, (w), ''(w)''
- (..)couple of tables; one of which bore some preparations for supper; while, on the other (..)
A small number.
(RQ:Dickens Nicholas Nickleby)
1891, (w), ''(w)''
- ‘Oh, merely a couple of hundred a year, but the work is slight, and it need not interfere very much with one’s other occupations.’
1902, (w), ''Across Coveted Lands'':
- When we got on board again after a couple of hours on shore(..)
A turning effect created by forces that sum to zero in magnitude but produce a non-zero external torque.
That which joins or links two things together; a bond or tie; a coupler.
(RQ:Shakespeare Winter's Tale)
Two or (a) small number of.
(quote-book)" He trailed off.
''A couple fewer people show up every week.''
''I'll be there in a couple minutes.''
To join (two things) together, or (one thing) to (another).
''Now the conductor will couple the train cars.''
''I've coupled our system to theirs.''
To join in wedlock; to marry.
(quote-book)|The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, Volume 14|https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Index:The_Works_of_the_Rev._Jonathan_Swift,_Volume_14.djvu|59|I am just going to perform a very good office, it is to assist with the archbishop, in degrading a parson who couples all our beggars
To join in sexual intercourse; to copulate.
1987 Alan Norman Bold & Robert Giddings, ''Who was really who in fiction,'' Longman
- On their wedding night they coupled nine times.
2001 John Fisher & Geoff Garvey, ''The rough guide to Crete,'' p405
- She had the brilliant inventor and craftsman Daedalus construct her an artificial cow, in which she hid and induced the bull to couple with her ...
To cause (two animals) to copulate, to bring (two animals) together for mating.
a force (l); a moment
a pair of something
a (l) of something, not to be mistaken as a few
(quote-book)|title=Les Fiancées de l'Enfer|isbn=2-89021-363-3|page=200|passage=Je veux une pause pour une couple de jour.|t=I need a pause for a couple days.
A group of two (gloss):
One of two opposing roof beams (gloss)
(l) (two things)