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An example use of couple in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… caddy partly for a couple reasons I just …”
A couple is a group of two people or things that are connected in some way, such as in a romantic relationship.
the word couple occurs in english on average 301.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.