Police have advised women to walk in pairs until the assailant is caught.
They traveled in pairs or singly, and headed off to separate destinations in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Just over ten years ago he got a couple of pairs for Christmas.
Paltrow and Theron, two of the most stunningly beautiful actresses in Hollywood, seem to enjoy doing things in pairs.
While caring for patients, clinical staff is heavily robed with gown and apron; three pairs of gloves; a hood; and goggles.
Will they put two pairs of panniers on my back, instead of one?
They are, however, very active, swimming by means of two pairs of legs.
It has the habit of prowling about in pairs, and the female produces but a single young one at a birth.
Now there is no intermediate between the terms of either of these two pairs.
Burke humorously remarked to a friend of Paine and himself, "We hunt in pairs."
mid-13c., "two of a kind coupled in use," from Old French paire "pair, couple," and directly from Medieval Latin paria "equals," neuter plural of Latin par (genitive paris) "a pair, counterpart, equal," noun use of par (adj.) "equal, equal-sized, well-matched" (see par (n.)). Originally of things. Of persons from late 14c. Meaning "a woman's breasts" is attested from 1922. Pair bond (v.) is first attested 1940, in reference to birds mating.
"to come together with another; be mated or married" (intransitive), also "to make a pair by matching" (transitive), c.1600, from pair (n.). These senses now often are distinguished by pair off (c.1803) for the former and pair up (1908) for the latter. Related: Paired; pairing.
A woman's breasts •Regarded as offensive by many women (1922+)