[ adjective ] more than one but indefinitely small in number




"a few roses" "a couple of roses"

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

`` They can be going_along , doing little damage , then bang , bang - they can hit a_couple_of passes on you for touchdowns and put you in_trouble '' .

(The New York Times,...)

A_couple_of weeks ago , he scored a monstrous 12 on a par 5 hole .

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

A_couple_of days later a balletomane told me he had telephoned Allied_Arts for ticket information and was told `` the newspapers had made a mistake '' .

(The Providence Journal...)

A_couple_of the males made good comedy , too - Jim_Hutton and Frank_Gorshin .

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

You should have a_couple_of training partners to stand_by when you make your first experiments , just for safety .

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