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  • noun Plural form of two.
  • noun The age of two; two years old.
  • noun poker slang A pair of twos.


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  • I saw exactly what I would have seen had those bombs actually been released: hexagons, each representing an individual bomb, disappearing in twos from the computer screen.

    The Plane That Would Bomb Iran

  • And one of the twos is the fabled 'Iron Warrior' for sure!!!

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  • In an alternate America, teens are chosen in twos from each territory to compete in the Hunger Games.

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  • By accident or design, single-handed and in twos and threes, they came from no one knew whither, and fought, or died, or passed on, no one knew whence.


  • They were all about us, thicker than I had ever seen them before, in twos and threes and bunches, stretched full length on the surface and sleeping for all the world like so many lazy young dogs.

    Chapter 24

  • They came in twos and threes, creeping silently through the forest, with their flying arrows able to annihilate distance and bring down prey from the top of the loftiest tree without themselves climbing into it.


  • They dragged themselves from the swamp singly, and in twos and threes, more dead than alive, mere perambulating skeletons, until at last there were thirty of us.


  • And in twos and threes, in our kayaks, we came to the ship.


  • Koogah dropped his walrus tusk and went also, leaning heavily upon his staff, and after him loitered the men in twos and threes.

    Nam-Bok, the Unveracious

  • The coyotes were greatly increased, and it was at this time that I first encountered wolves, straying in twos and threes and small packs down from the regions where they had always persisted.

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