Translation of "couple" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ S ] (SOME) 一些 uk us /ˈkʌp.l̩/

two or a few things that are similar or the same, or two or a few people who are in some way connected

The doctor said my leg should be better in a couple of days. 医生说我的腿过几天就会好转。
A couple of people objected to the proposal, but the vast majority approved of it. 有几个人反对该提议,但绝大多数人赞同。
We'll have to wait another couple of hours for the paint to dry. 我们还得再等几个小时油漆才干。
She'll be retiring in a couple more years. 她再过几年就退休了。
The weather's been terrible for the last couple of days. 这几天天气糟透了。
Many economists expect unemployment to fall over the next couple of months. 许多经济学家预测近几个月失业率将会下降。
I'm sorry I didn't phone you, but I've been very busy over the past couple of weeks. 很抱歉我没打电话给你,这几个星期我实在是太忙了。

(Translation of “couple noun (SOME)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)