Significado de “couple” - en el Diccionario Inglés

couple en inglés británico

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couplenoun

uk /ˈkʌp.əl/ us /ˈkʌp.əl/

couple noun (SOME)

B1 [ S ] 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.
A couple of people objected to the proposal, but the vast majority approved of it.
We'll have to wait another couple of hours for the paint to dry.
She'll be retiring in a couple more years.
The weather's been terrible for the last couple of days.
Many economists expect unemployment to fall over the next couple of months.
I'm sorry I didn't call you, but I've been very busy over the past couple of weeks.

Más ejemplos

  • Take a couple of steps backwards.
  • She lived in Rome for a couple of years, where she taught English.
  • Take a couple of weeks off - you need a break.
  • The getaway car was abandoned a couple of kilometres from the scene of the robbery.
  • There's not much in the way of entertainment in this town - just the cinema and a couple of pubs.

couple noun (TWO PEOPLE)

B1 [ C, + sing/pl verb ] two people who are married or in a romantic or sexual relationship, or two people who are together for a particular purpose:

a married couple
An elderly couple live (US lives) next door.
Should the government do more to help young couples buy their own homes?

Más ejemplos

  • A fashionable couple posed elegantly at the next table.
  • Lawyers for the couple have announced that they are starting divorce proceedings.
  • It's normal for couples to argue now and then.
  • Margot and Tom seem like a very happy couple - have they been married long?
  • All the other guests at the party were couples, and I felt rather strange on my own.

coupleverb

uk /ˈkʌp.əl/ us /ˈkʌp.əl/

(Definición de couple del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

couple en inglés americano

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couplenoun

us /ˈkʌp·əl/

couple noun (SOME)

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

I’m packing a couple of sweaters in case it gets cold.

couple noun (TWO PEOPLE)

[ C ] two people who are married or who spend a lot of time together esp. in a romantic relationship:

We’re having two couples over for dinner.

(Definición de couple del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)