couple englannista suomeksi
Two partners in a romantic or sexual relationship.
1729, (w), ''(w)''
- I calculate there may be about two hundred thousand couple whose wives are breeders; (..)
Two of the same kind connected or considered together.
(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.
- A couple of billiard balls, all mud and dirt, two battered hats, a champagne bottle (..)
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(..)
That which joins or links two things together; a bond or tie; a coupler.
- I’ll keep my stables where I lodge my wife; I’ll go in couples with her;
Two or (a) small number of.
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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 ...
a force (l); a moment
a pair of something.
a (l) of something, not to be mistaken as a few.
A couple; two people joined by a marital union or matrimony.
A pair of animals of opposing genders (gloss)
A group of two things or animals, a pair (gloss)
A lead or tie linked to two dogs and used to restrain them.
A measurement for fruits, especially when dried.
One of two opposing roof beams (or the two as a pair)
Sexual intercourse; the act of sex.
(l) (two things)