# How many is a pair?

## How many is a pair?

two
Pair, brace, couple, span, yoke are terms for groups of two. Pair is used of two things naturally or habitually associated in use, or necessary to each other to make a complete set: a pair of dice. It is used also of one thing composed of two similar and complementary parts: a pair of trousers.

How many is a pair of two?

The correct answer is 8. A twin is only one person; a pair of twins, just two.

What are two pairs?

2 or two pairs : a pair of one denomination and another of different denomination held in the same hand in poker and ranking between one pair and triplets — see poker illustration.

### How many pieces are in a pair?

A pair is two pieces.

Why is a bra not called a pair?

Not because of the dual nature of the breasts themselves, but because the garment came in two parts and was laced together. That’s probably why the modern woman doesn’t put on “a pair of bras” in the morning.

Can pairs be more than 2?

usage: When modified by a number, the plural of pair is more commonly pairs, esp. The unmarked plural pair is used mainly in reference to inanimate objects or nonhumans: four pair (or pairs) of loafers; two pair (or pairs) of oxen.

#### What is a pair of 3 called?

A couple of related words are threesome and triad, both of which mean a group of three. In general, threesome is used for people and triad, for inanimate objects.

Are two pairs correct?

The plural of pair is pairs. You ordered both pairs of shoes from Amazon. You’ll pick up two pairs of pants at the dry cleaners.

How good is two pair?

A Two Pair is the seventh best possible hand in the poker hand ranking system. Three-of-a-Kind ranks directly above it, with the best 3-of-a-Kind being a Set of Aces or Trip Aces. There are only two hands that rank below a Two Pair.

## Who wins in poker if both have 2 pair?

Two pair is always ranked by the value of the highest pair first and only if that pair is the same for both players do you rank by the second pair. If both of two pairs are identical it will be the kicker that will decide the winner (the highest-value fifth card is the kicker).

Is it two pair of shoes or two pairs of shoes?

Can you have a pair of twins?

Remember that twins always come in pairs, i.e there are always two of them. So four people would be two pairs of twins. Two people would be a pair of twins. To say ‘one twin’ implies that you are talking about just one of the persons in a pair.