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what does "served a round to a pair of couples "mean? the original text: [She served a round to a pair of couples—she cleaned for one set— and was pleased to see earrings she’d made dangling from both women’s earlobes. ] Questions: 2. does "a pair of couples"=two person? husband and wife? 3. what does "cleaned for one set"mean? 4. why "from both women's?" aren't "couples"= one man and one woman?
Jun 1, 2015 1:51 PM
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1. A pair of couples is a group of FOUR people, made up of two couples. A husband and wife, and another husband and wife who are their friends, for example. 2. Does Abra also have a part-time cleaning job? If so, she works cleaning the house of one of these two couples. 3. The two females in this group of four i.e. both the wives or girlfriends.
June 1, 2015
小豆丁2014
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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