couple with

phrasal verb

coupled with; coupling with; couples with
: to join or combine (something) with (something else)
The exhibit couples poems with paintings.
usually used as (be) coupled with
An oil spill coupled with strong winds brought disaster.
The team's win, coupled with a loss by their rivals, put them in first place.

Examples of couple with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Hancock’s constantly restless artistic spirit, coupled with the 2020 pandemic shutdown, led him to reevaluate things in a major way. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Apr. 2024 Her family said a lax approach to law and order, coupled with a high recidivism rate, continues to put unsuspecting victims in harm's way. Chris Eberhart, Fox News, 12 Apr. 2024 Analysts say that dismissive approach, coupled with China’s buildup of artificial islands in the South China Sea replete with military installations and airstrips, has changed the calculus of the Philippines and motivated it to embrace the United States. Olivia Wang, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2024 These barriers and disparities, coupled with low screening rates, unfortunately, translate to worse prostate cancer outcomes for Black men, who are 70% more likely to get prostate cancer than white men, and twice as likely to die from it. Robin Cole, Fortune, 12 Apr. 2024 The loss of institutional knowledge, coupled with an unending wave of disinformation and misinformation, has made the job untenable. David Gilbert, WIRED, 11 Apr. 2024 Advertisement When coupled with all of the other challenges that come with uprooting one’s life and moving to a foreign country 6,000 miles away, Yamamoto didn’t always look settled. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 6 Apr. 2024 But now coupled with the higher and rising standard deduction, this deduction is ruled out for many taxpayers, according to IRS spokesman Eric Smith. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, 5 Apr. 2024 The cast aluminum construction means superior heat conduction and the two-wheeled design coupled with a light 60-pound body make this grill easy to maneuver. Carrie Honaker, Southern Living, 1 Apr. 2024

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“Couple with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couple%20with. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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