a couple

idiom

informal
1
: two or a few (of something)
Can you give me a couple more examples?
This one costs a couple dollars less than that one.
In informal U.S. English, a couple can be used like a couple of
I lost interest in the book after a couple chapters.We met a couple years ago.
2
: two or a few
"How many drinks have you had?" "Oh, just a couple."

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“A couple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20couple. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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