The original goal was 200 pairs of doppelgängers, a number he has already exceeded.
Along one wall were hung seven pairs of jeans--investment pieces!
They traveled in pairs or singly, and headed off to separate destinations in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Paltrow and Theron, two of the most stunningly beautiful actresses in Hollywood, seem to enjoy doing things in pairs.
In one extremely bizarre indulgence, she purchased 400 pairs of gloves over a period of four months.
Will they put two pairs of panniers on my back, instead of one?
Gradually the female and the male begin to associate in pairs.
It has the habit of prowling about in pairs, and the female produces but a single young one at a birth.
The notes on some of the pairs declare that a motion of one of them was suspected.
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+)