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Those boots cost fifty dollars a pair.
I need a pair of earrings to go with this outfit.
a pair of beautiful blue eyes
a pair of shoes/socks/gloves
a pair of pants/tights
My glasses are getting old and I probably need a new pair.
a pair of scissors/binoculars/pliers
The pair became good friends.
several pairs of identical twins
a pair of lovers
A pair of sparrows had made a nest in the hedge.
a breeding pair of tropical fish
This is the American English definition of pair. View British English definition of pair.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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