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two-four

noun
1.
(Canadian, informal) a box containing 24 bottles of beer
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  • The first part of it—an allegro in two-four time in A minor—was ringing in his head.

    Musicians of To-Day Romain Rolland
  • It may be observed that the movements in two-four measure have much of the spirit of Haydn's Allegros.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work Stephen Samuel Stratton
  • The second movement, Andantino con brio, in two-four measure is as bright and sparkling as the corresponding movement in No. 3.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work Stephen Samuel Stratton
  • The slow movement immediately ensues, Adagio Cantabile, D major, two-four rhythm.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work Stephen Samuel Stratton
  • Allegretto energicamente, two-four, a merry, quick-step movement of two eight-bar periods.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work Stephen Samuel Stratton
  • In the engine-room two 6-cylinder combustion motors kept hammering away in a maddening two-four time.

    Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.
  • Walking goes in two-four time, but riding either on horse or in an automobile makes a rhythm like a waltz.

    Beginners Luck Emily Hahn
  • The time is generally common or two-four, but in one of the examples given below the time is three-eight.

    Savage Island Basil C. Thomson

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