The officers, as usual, lived in twos and threes in the roofless, half- ruined houses.
They were sent out in twos, an ecclesiastic and a layman, and were generally complete strangers to the district which they administered.
A flower in which the parts are arranged in twos is called dimerous; when the parts of the whorls are three, four or five, the flower is trimerous, tetramerous or pentamerous, respectively.
She replied immediately, "Twenty twos make forty."
The wounded crept together in twos and threes and one could hear their distressing screams and groans, sometimes feigned--or so it seemed to Rostov.