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A couple of years means .......

2 years.
is it correct?

For learning: Persian (Farsi)
Base language: English
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    The phrase "a couple" is pretty flexible, a little bit less than "a few". It usually means 2,3,4, or 5.

     

    it means: more than one year

    two or more years

    You can find the Longman dictionary's explanations about 'a couple of' here:




    cou‧ple 1 S1 W1 AC / kʌp ə l / noun

    1 a couple
    a) two things or people of the same kind SYN a few
    a couple of
    There are a couple of girls waiting for you.
    b) a small number of things :
    I just need to make a couple more calls.
    a couple of
    You’ll be all right in a couple of days.

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