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couple Sentence Examples

  • They should be doing an ultrasound in a couple of weeks.

  • We also have a couple of wild asses.

  • I have a couple of polo shirts, but no light shirts.

  • There will be one from each of us to the other, and then a couple for the children from Santa.

  • A couple of wing-backed chairs and sofa sank luxuriously into that thick wine carpet, but what caught her full attention was the wide curving staircase.

  • Your new couple can always change that part if they want to.

  • Finally he took down a couple of cups and poured them some coffee.

  • Finally he sucked a couple times and then began searching again.

  • Her make-up, though she used very little, and a couple of bathing suits.

  • I haven't cooked more than a couple times since you came, and I'm afraid I might forget how.

  • Sure, if he isn't saddled with a wife and a couple of kids.

  • That and a couple dozen others.

  • In her bathroom, she wiped her face with a cold rag and took a couple of aspirin.

  • Over the next couple of weeks, Cynthia made a few visits to town, once taking in a movie before she returned.

  • She pulled a couple of bowls out of the refrigerator.

  • Martha's aunt, Howie's mother, called and practically begged her to let him fly out for a couple of days.

  • His mother pushed him off on us because he stayed up here in New Hampshire because he stayed here a couple of summers growing and she thought visiting might jar something loose.

  • Howie only came to New Hampshire a couple of times.

  • I missed Betsy desperately and the idea of a couple of unexpected days with her was inviting, regardless of the reason.

  • "A couple of days together is appealing," I said in my sexiest voice.

  • "I have a couple of questions," she said, glancing at her notes.

  • "Besides," Quinn interrupted, "If I tried to set Howie that far back we'd be lucky to get within twenty miles of New Bedford and a couple of days of the killing.

  • Quinn worked on increasing the precision of time and location but it remained about the same; anything longer than a couple of days was a problem.

  • Besides the couple you told me about.

  • Instead of dining out, we ordered a couple of pizzas.

  • Eric was a seven year old who was abducted by a couple and held for ransom.

  • The article was a page five filler and hopefully will be forgotten in a couple of days.

  • Our location should be within a couple of hours at the most from a city; not in the country, per se, perhaps a small town.

  • Finally, Howie reluctantly agreed to wait a couple of days and see how the situation played out.

  • Invest it well and it might get her a couple of years, the way prices keep going up.

  • I've picked up a couple of the metal symbols to add to my often-useful collection.

  • A couple of vacationers picked her up walking along the beach near La Jolla.

  • A couple of blocks away, I crawled into a horrible alley and began to cry out.

  • But we have a couple of hours to wait.

  • Maybe a couple of hundred sold so far, all in California.

  • Think about it a couple of minutes.

  • I passed the golf course, as green as an Irish post card and envied the couple strolling down the fairway.

  • I asked, confirming my lack of faith in the couple's long term relationship.

  • As I passed by the volunteer resident keeper's site, I saw an elderly couple in lounge chairs by a cold fire pit.

  • Earlier, my wife had taken care of all the logistics of our travels while I locked up the house and called Jackson to tell him we would be out of town for a couple of days, retrieving Howie from California.

  • Going three thousand miles away sounds like a good idea for you folks, even if it's only for a couple of days.

  • I had a couple of Sam Adams and a roast beef sandwich and arrived at the 30th Street station in Philadelphia just before four o'clock.

  • Molly wants to use the pool and frankly, I feel safer here, at least for a couple of days.

  • A couple of thousand eyes have looked and gotten zilch.

  • "I'll drive you," Pual said as he came out from behind the counter and hurried to the front door, leaving his boss and the elderly couple behind with mouths agape.

  • When she tried to intervene the couple said the girl had just fainted.

  • He'll make a good warrior, one I can train to kill a couple pain in the asses I can't get rid of otherwise.

  • I'll take a couple of the meetings, and I tasked Jenn to start forwarding intelligence reports to me as well.

  • The vamp's head exploded with the first shot of his hand cannon, the bullet missing Bianca by a couple inches.

  • Just said he was coming back for me after he went away for a couple days, Bianca said with a shrug.

  • He pulled his phone free, realizing neither Toni nor Darian had checked in for a couple of hours.

  • At least let me look at a couple of things.

  • His erratic moods had grown more volatile the past couple of days, and she knew better than to draw his attention.

  • I'll see you in a couple of days.

  • We could use the help of a couple of Original Beings.

  • "Good. I have a couple Others on my list of people to kill," Darian said.

  • We only have a couple of days until the autumn equinox.

  • He leaned forward to flip a couple of pages.

  • Jenn lowered her hands and strode to the small collection of her things: a towel for the gym, a bottle of water, and a backpack filled with the weapons Jonny had given her when they returned a couple hours ago from Ireland.

  • I regained a couple things I thought I'd lost.

  • A couple of them were talking quietly, but she didn't hear them, instead unable to fathom that anyone would find her life worth protecting after her father hadn't.

  • Yeah, he's been pacing like a madman for a couple of hours.

  • I'm short, but I'll send you a couple on loan.

  • They'd dated only for a couple of months, and she knew he wasn't right for her the first date.

  • I read a couple of books today.

  • I've seen you around a lot the past couple of days.

  • She'll have to remain here for a couple of days.

  • Suspecting Ving had made a couple of hurried phone calls, she let the call go to voicemail.

  • As for Martha's father, Patsy's comments as recorded on one statement she grudgingly gave the authorities listed him as "some john I did for a couple of bucks drug money."

  • Frustration finally drove the couple to play the game the same way—contact no one, put your head in the sand, and hope everyone leaves you alone and forgets you exist.

  • Do you have a couple of paper bags?

  • The couple was honeymooning on a second marriage.

  • Here was this guy who married my mother; then she died, and I'm living with him—all in a couple of weeks.

  • All four Dawkinses joined the showing, which grew to include a widow from Texas, an Illinois couple with a sixyear-old and a handholding pair of seventy-something's with different last names.

  • David Dean, without a remote control, had difficulty with the TV and these two old fogies were out surfing the net like a couple of Silicon Valley youngsters.

  • A couple of weeks ago, I guess.

  • After leaving the church, amid handshakes and greetings from town friends, the couple was surprised to meet Pumpkin Green.

  • "Look," Dean said, "I don't want to violate any rules, but this little girl was in our care up until a couple of days ago and we're very interested in her welfare.

  • The couple was hoping to get on the road ahead of one or more of the feuding Dawkinses, who might be moseying to the same destination.

  • A young couple whose life dream was owning a Bird Song look-alike learned from Fred the principals would be absent for the day and offered to stick around playing temporary innkeepers.

  • After a sneaky backdoor departure and stop at the variety store for their purchases the couple was on their way.

  • The couple was newly married, Bird Song still under construction, and with Fred out of town, they stole two days on a camping honeymoon.

  • The exhausted couple stopped at a service station to fill the tires to their proper level.

  • It was strange how quickly the trials and fears of the day could be put on the back burner with a couple of swigs of amber liquid.

  • Nope. He tried to locate Josh what's-his-name a couple of times—there were notes—but then nothing.

  • One couple is sleeping apart, so I suppose Ginger and Joseph are already estranged.

  • While Bird Song waited, Mrs. Worthington, prompted by Fred's phone call, went to the campground to see if she might catch the couple left before they left.

  • The mock bones had been in storage for a couple of years—since the theater group went bust—in an unmarked trunk.

  • Alice was a geranium Cynthia had lovingly rescued from certain death by frost last September when the rest of the couple's first-year garden succumbed to the advancing seasons.

  • Cynthia had volunteered a couple of hours selling tickets for the Ouray Chamber's Jeep raffle.

  • It was only a couple of blocks to Duckett's Market, but he needed the Jeep to haul the groceries.

  • He followed her slowly, but a couple of horn toots coaxed him to move along.

  • We dated, if you could call it that, for a couple of months and then we went to Vegas and tied the knot.

  • Cynthia looked at the couple and shook her head.

  • The couple changed into shorts and boots, more satisfactory attire for their mountain drive with Jennifer Radisson.

  • It will be light for a couple more hours at least.

  • If he had an extra couple of hundred, I wish he'd put it toward his bill.

  • They even jailed him a couple of times, just for being rowdy.

  • He decided on kitchen sink soup—four night's leftovers stewed with a couple of cloves of garlic for a kicker.

  • "Go buy a couple of pints of vodka, Seymour," Dean said as the trio left.

  • Finally he said, "I told him to buy a couple of bottles of vodka and drink them himself."

  • It was ditched and the couple ducked into a mall.

  • I thought I might camp there—spend a couple of days just thinking and dreaming.

  • A couple more slugs of this stuff and I'll be fine.

  • She gave me a couple of hundred bucks and left me at this bus station in this little town in Illinois—I don't remember the name.

  • The couple strolled down Seventh Street to the bridge that crossed the Uncompahgre River as it spilled its way down from the mountains.

  • "You were pretty clever for a couple of kids," Dean said.

  • "Deidre, I need to ask you a couple of questions," he said.

  • Well, Jonathan will be home in a couple of hours.

  • As if it were no particular problem, he said they had lost vital signs in flight a couple times.

  • How did a happy couple get to this point?

  • They're stalking a couple of mortals.

  • Logan Myers had been dead for a couple of days at least.

  • He sat a couple of feet from her.

  • I was thinking about working a couple of them in this week.

  • "First, a couple of rules," he started.

  • "We didn't know we were looking for you until a couple of months ago," Ileana said at last.

  • Sand challenged her first couple of steps.

  • "Yes!" a couple of voices chorused.

  • She settled on her belly a couple of feet away, glaring at him.

  • He opened the top drawer and withdrew a key chain with a couple of keys and a tag.

  • No demons, a couple of Immortals.

  • Rhyn, can you drop by the lake and bring a couple sets of clothes?

  • "He's yours for a couple of hours," Gabe said to Rhyn.

  • He had a shit ton of work to do the next couple of days.

  • There are a couple of things we must establish up front.

  • Only after she tossed back a couple of painkillers did she pick up the phone.

  • Humans don't come here unless they're dead, and even then, only a couple make it onto our supermax zoo.

  • He led her back the way she'd come and to a small house with a couple dozen fluffy sheep in a pen in back.

  • She joined them at the door with enough loose euro change for a couple of beers and dinner.

  • I've gotten so many…marks…the past couple of weeks.

  • His hair was tied back, his jaw and chin scruffy from a couple days' growth of hair.

  • Light sweaters, long-sleeved shirts, a couple pairs of jeans.

  • The Amazonian picked out a couple of T-shirts, her thick upper arms exposed in the tank top and jeans.

  • Eh, Sasha killed a couple of demons he really shouldn.t have.

  • I hadn.t seen you in a couple of days.

  • Kiera dreamt of a planet filled with spiders and dinosaurs and awoke in her bed a couple of hours later to the soft sound of her alarm clock going off.

  • The couple gave each other another heated look, and she wolfed down her food before leaving them in peace.

  • You want me to bring you a couple more paintings?

  • We'll leave after the wedding, so you have a couple of days.

  • She kept her eyes on the couple instead of the crowd.

  • The couple before her stopped, and she brought her gaze back to them.

  • They were a handsome couple, the elegant woman's hair so fine and blonde it resembled white silk.

  • Evelyn smiled tightly from her position a couple of feet away, her attention riveted to the situation before her.

  • One of the doors opened as she passed, and a couple emerged.

  • Most days were blessed by a sun that warmed you enough that a couple of heavy sweaters were more than adequate outer wear.

  • Dean shrugged and reached for a jar of peanut butter just as Fred joined the couple.

  • He paused, letting his pronouncement sink in and then added, There's a couple of ladies from Boston who are shopping for airplane tickets as we sit here.

  • Sure enough, in just a couple of days she gets a message from these ladies up in Boston.

  • They just got all excited and had me hold a couple of rooms.

  • We've practically got a full house of ice climbers starting in a couple of days, Dean answered.

  • The couple was back in Bird Song by seven o'clock.

  • They were quite a couple.

  • "You can say that again," Dean said, and added, "if they found a couple of live ones willing to pay for this junk!"

  • After dawn arrived at last and the couple were showered and dressed, they speculated further on the late night sounds as Cynthia filled Bird Song's breakfast table with fresh baked goodies.

  • Fred joined the couple.

  • As the couple climbed to higher elevations, more caution was necessary as icy patches became more frequent.

  • The couple drove over the narrow wooden bridge that spanned Red Mountain Creek, and joined two other cars in the small parking area.

  • The January sun continued in its brilliance and the rhythmic gliding across the crystal snow, though not exhausting, warmed the couple to the point where even their limited outer cover seemed excessive.

  • They saw others on the trail only once when an elderly couple steamed by them with a wave.

  • While there remained much of the afternoon, the shortened days of winter dipped the sun below the towering mountains as the tired couple finished the loop, returned to their jeep and left for home.

  • The small undated photo was quite dark but showed a couple, perhaps in their thirties, standing before a church window.

  • What a handsome couple!

  • As soon as the couple joined Fred behind the closed door of their office-sitting room, Dean explained the identity of their new guest.

  • God, we were a couple of kids when it happened.

  • He treated both boys equally—like they were a couple of pansies in his mind.

  • She called me a couple of days ago and told me she'd taken off and flown out to Colorado with the boy.

  • Cynthia reluctantly put the notebook aside and the couple began to carry the fresh baked goods and other breakfast items to the dining room.

  • Dean skied a few tentative yards down the slope, took a couple of turns, stopped, and assessed himself.

  • Fred understood this and volunteered to ski with Donnie while the others took a couple of runs from the higher elevations.

  • I can't imagine trying to sleep with just a couple of little steel pegs hammered into the rock the only thing holding me from a couple of thousand foot drop!

  • I messed up a couple of letters and have to go back and change them.

  • You'll also need rope, not cut from your outside clothes line, but a couple of lengths of one-hundred and fifty feet each of 9 or 10mm line.

  • Claire's five dollar pieces are all worn—worth a couple of hundred at best.

  • I never even met Fred until a couple of days before she died.

  • It was a scene from another time as Dean's friend and his smiling wife handed the reins to the urban couple.

  • It was 1900, and the happy couple were the only people in the world.

  • "A couple of bottles of cheap wine, and half a jug of Tequila some guest left," Dean answered as he fingered the knife.

  • I didn't sleep worth a damn last night, I got rapped in the head pretty good this morning, and I just drove a couple of hundred miles in a blizzard.

  • However, in view of the Shipton couple's unconventional estrangement, he wasn't sure what words might be appropriate.

  • It's not like they're dealing with a couple of novices here.

  • He banged himself up fairly badly—broke a couple of ribs, did something to his knee and leg, whacked his head pretty good and cut up his face.

  • The word is he fell a pretty fair distance and bounced a couple of times.

  • Give it a couple of days and we'll laugh about it over a beer.

  • Dean continued to hold Martha's hand as they walked uptown and found a place open on Seventh Avenue, a couple of blocks from Bird Song.

  • A couple of times.

  • "Down here to have a couple of beers," he answered.

  • Cynthia had given him such an instrument at the time the couple signed papers acquiring Bird Song.

  • There's still a couple of things that bother me a mite.

  • It's been a terrible couple of weeks.

  • Gladys Turnbull remained Bird Song's sole paying guest, at least for a couple of days longer.

  • During the two weeks there was a Mexican dinner at the Catholic church, a couple of movies, three evenings at the Ouray Hot Springs Pool and even a day of downhill skiing at Telluride.

  • The following weekend, two and a half weeks after Edith's death, Penny and Mick returned to bird Song for a couple of days of ice climbing, a further reminder of the ice park incident.

  • Before the couple left for their climb, Dean pulled Penny aside.

  • He'd be taking a big risk and going to a lot of trouble just because I took a couple of swings at him.

  • But Ryland's personal knowledge of her was limited to a couple rolls in the hay a dozen years ago.

  • The couple had recently moved back to Fairhaven, in rural New England, after years away.

  • Each day of the following two weeks, Gabriel retrieved the couple, brought them to the same room, and schooled them in the art of feeding without killing.

  • Absolutely. It will take me at least a couple hours, Go!

  • A couple approached as Jackson completed his rescue.

  • The couple headed upstairs.

  • The couple spent most of the day quiet, holding each other, staying connected.

  • You're the couple responsible for stopping him!

  • Jackson crooned, "There's the happy couple."

  • When the couple returned, they heard the music, and Sarah said, "He's not taking this very well, is he?"

  • I guess we're just a couple of insomniacs, huh?

  • Gerald got a couple of plates from the cabinet and two knives.

  • They made an attractive couple, both so sophisticated in appearance.

  • Down the road a couple of miles.

  • She pointed at a picture where Alex and Carmen were half hidden behind another couple.

  • It took me a couple of years to realize God had answered my prayer the first time.

  • They were the perfect couple – and Lori didn't want children.

  • I've been openly courting Carmen from day one, but all I have to do is see Lori a couple of times and you think we're romantically involved.

  • Take a break for a couple of hours.

  • She stared at his chest, not looking up until he stopped a couple feet from her.

  • They walked parallel to an abandoned highway for a couple of hours until they reached the second fed site.

  • His body didn't feel right, but he had enough drugs with him to get him through a couple of weeks, when his body would be fully healed.

  • A couple of hours later, Dan's voice came across his net.

  • It'll take a couple of days to charge.

  • The couple exchanged a look.

  • He's not expecting me for another couple of hours.

  • "Start eating one every couple of hours," he said, holding out a handful of the food and water cubes.

  • Give me a couple of hours then we'll leave.

  • Go rest up for a couple hours.

  • Ully returned a couple of minutes later.  He strode to Toby's cell and dangled the talisman before it.  Toby's door opened.

  • In a couple of years, I won't have so many problems searching the memories.  It'll be instantaneous, like that! he said and snapped his fingers.

  • You've got a couple hours until midnight.

  • A middle-aged couple had won the prize – me!

  • Only your bicycling magazine, a few circulars and a couple of bills.

  • We checked a couple of bars local to the World Wide office but they were crazy-busy after-work places and no one remembers diddly.

  • Lieutenant Anderson's response sounded more like an apology for being unable to locate two pillars of the community than a proper description of the two as a couple of leg-breaking punks.

  • We're just a couple of tourists.

  • After the young couple took their key and fairly skipped away, the old man retreated to the back room, leaving Dean alone with the stack of registration forms.

  • I've got a couple of last minute things to check out on Byrne....

  • The couple from North Carolina, the only guests using their own names, hadn't checked in until evening and remembered nothing.

  • Some other couple came in just before we left, hauling bags and all.

  • Only a couple of days later we hear all hell's broken loose 'cause something ain't where it's supposed to be.

  • A couple of months ago.

  • Like I told you, when the twins found out half the state was after their ass, they laid low—for a long time, couple of months.

  • There was an upscale coffee shop a couple of blocks away and Fred suggested they stop for coffee.

  • Fred mentioned there was no name on the mailbox for apart­ment C. Mrs. Glass said there had been a name the last time she was there, a couple of weeks ago.

  • You wouldn't believe what shit went on up there, just because I told a couple of those jerks what I thought about them pawing me.

  • It's been a tough couple of weeks, he answered.

  • They told me if Jeff's body wasn't found the first couple of weeks, it had probably washed out to sea and would maybe never be located.

  • He can go anywhere in the world in six days, especially if he has a couple of a million dollars.

  • The note on the refrigerator said he'd be back in a couple of days and would check in by phone.

  • Now let's acts like a couple of adults.

  • I had a couple of hoods break into my house and if I find out Arthur helped them find me, I'll personal­ly beat him into the ground.

  • They moved into a brand new building a couple of months back.

  • It took two more beers and 30 minutes before a couple of men looking totally out of place in spit-and-polish business suits entered the bar.

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