couple · noun /ˈkʌp.əl/Full view
couple (SOME)
B1 no plural two or a few
Dictionary examples:

He'll be better in a couple of days.

I'm going away with a couple of friends.

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've been so busy over the past couple of weeks.

Learner example:

I went there a couple of times and I would love to go once more. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Lithuanian)

couple (TWO PEOPLE)
B1 C + singular or plural verb two people who are married or in a romantic or sexual relationship, or two people who are together for a particular purpose
Dictionary examples:

a married couple

A young couple walked into the bar.

The couple skated well throughout the competition.

Learner example:

The couple can say what they want to eat on their [wedding] day. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Swiss German)

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