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пара in English:

1. couple couple


Did you see that couple in matching outfits just now? How tasteless!
A very elderly couple is having an elegant dinner to celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary.
A couple more!
Exploring and populating the newly discovered continent happened over the course of a couple of centuries.
You wake up lying on the rocky floor of a dark cave. A little light filters down from above. You can just make out a couple of openings leading away from the cave. What do you do now?
Tomorrow, the car needs to go to the garage for a big service. It'll probably set me back a couple of hundred euros.
This couple approaches humor so dryly that enormous chains of jokes will blossom without an iota of laughter.
It seems as it was a shot-gun wedding so they're having a quiet wedding with only family and a couple of friends from university invited.
The fat woman, the young couple, the sleeping Indian and the tall man in black, but now skin and flesh and hair had disappeared, and empty eye sockets stared from gleaming white skulls.
The couple who came on a shrine visit, Kouji Oonishi (40) and his wife Yukie (34) said, "We prayed that our child would grow up healthily."
Mr. and Mrs. Smith are the sort of couple who don't go out much in the evenings.
A British research group predicted that more couples will divorce and re-marry in future.
On May 18, a young Japanese couple was arrested after their one-year-old baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag and dumped in a gutter.
But otter hunting is no "mug's game." Let it be known that it requires more than a few couple of hounds and a brace or so of terriers to kill an otter.
At the last office I went to I ran out of work after a couple of hours, which made the rest of the day rather boring.

English word "пара"(couple) occurs in sets:

1000 most important Russian nouns 51 - 100
Существительные в Английском 151-175
Family and relationships

2. pair pair


Since the bridge looks like a pair of glasses, they call it Meganebashi.
Tom buys new shoes whenever he can find a pair that fit.
a pair of trousers.
The adjacency pair has five basic characteristics.
Yoshio said he would pay as much as 15000 yen for a new pair of basketball shoes, but I thought that was quite expensive.
As Season 2 started, Dima decided that he needed a new look, and - reaching into the pocket of his Armani - pulled out a pair of supercool shades.
The game of pinball involves directing a little steel ball onto ramps and into holes with a pair of flippers.
I haven't bought a pair of shoes for six months; I deserve a new pair so I think I'll go buy them!
What do we mean by "global optimization"? It's kind of like if I gave you a pair of binoculars and told you to find me the highest mountain in the world, using only your eyes.
Which pair would you rather buy?
Grow a pair
The Tanabata Festival is often called the Star Festival. August 7th, the day of the festival, is said to be the only time when a pair of lovers, stars separated by the Milky Way, can see each other.
Pocket calculators are as cheap to buy as a pair of socks, and as essential to thousands of British school children as a pencil and eraser.
But there's only one pair of chopsticks. What shall we do?
A love story that unfolds between an unlikely pair, a public prosecutor from a good family and a modern high school girl.

English word "пара"(pair) occurs in sets:

1000 most important Russian nouns 251 - 300
Существительные в Английском 626-650