Meaning of TWO in English

/ tuː; NAmE / number 2

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- a day, moment, pound, etc. or two

- fall between two stools

- in two

- in twos and threes

- it takes two to do sth

- not have two beans, brain cells, etc. to rub together

- put two and two together

- that makes two of us

- two sides of the same coin

—more at mind noun , shake noun



Old English twā (feminine and neuter) of Germanic origin; related to Dutch twee and German zwei , from an Indo-European root shared by Latin and Greek duo . Compare with twain .

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