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    twos = twosome ?

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether “twos” = “twosome”?

    There is an sentence from the Helene Pretrovna Blavatsky’s “From the Caves and Jungels f Hindostan”.

    ”They came in parties of twos and threes, and sometimes there appeared a lonely unescorted woman.”

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Re: twos = twosome ?

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether “twos” = “twosome”?

    There is an sentence from the Helene Pretrovna Blavatsky’s “From the Caves and Jungels f Hindostan”.

    ”They came in parties of twos and threes, and sometimes there appeared a lonely unescorted woman.”

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    The sentence means: sometimes one person came, sometimes two, sometimes three ...
    There's no special meaning of two. A party of two is simply two people who came together.

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