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English definition of “in ones and twos”

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in ones and twos

in small numbers: The replies came back in ones and twos.
Translations of “in ones and twos”
in Chinese (Traditional) 三三兩兩, 零零散散…
in Chinese (Simplified) 三三两两, 零零散散…
(Definition of in ones and twos from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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