two

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two

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
cardinal
  1. the number two
  2. [section, part, page] two
  3. [turn to, on] page two
  4. two plus [one] [equals, is, makes] [three]
  5. two [minus, take away] [one] [equals] [one]
  6. two [times, multiplied by] [five] [equals] [10]
  7. put two and two together
  8. count [up, down] in twos
  9. the two are [alike, similar, the same]
  10. no two are [alike]
  11. they [arrived, left, marched] in ones and twos
  12. [walking, went in] two by two
  13. two or three [of them, glasses, times]
  14. would like two (or more)
  15. the bar [opens, closes] at two
  16. the clock struck one
  17. at the stroke of one
  18. (at) two in the [morning, afternoon]
  19. two [A.M., P.M.]
  20. [half, 20] past two
  21. twos are [wild, jokers, worthless]
  22. the two of [spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds]
  23. [rolled, picked, dealt, played, threw] a two
  24. a minute or two had [elapsed, passed, gone by]
  25. that makes two of us!
  26. two can play at that game!
  27. it takes two to tango!
  28. a [vacation, table, bath tub] for two
  29. her [son, daughter] is only two
  30. two [out of, in] (every) [10, hundred]
  31. two of a kind
  32. two of my [friends, students, pants]
  33. just the two of us
  34. the first two to [finish, arrive] will
  35. slang: do a number two
  36. are two [pieces, parts, chapters, people]
  37. are two of a kind
  38. there are two of them
  39. is two years old
  40. turned two years old (today)
  41. will be two (years old) (tomorrow)
  42. a two-year-old [child, movie]
  43. two [weeks] [later, after, ago, before]
  44. a two-week [vacation, holiday] (in)
  45. two different [types, opinions, kinds, ways]
  46. on (more than) two (separate) occasions
  47. it is past two o'clock
  48. it just turned two o'clock
  49. took me two hours to finish
  50. works a two-hour shift
  51. had a two-inch (long) [cut, scrape, gash]
  52. [wasted, spent, worth] two thousand dollars
  53. trying to decide between two different [options, toys, meals]
  54. [just, only] two (more, hours, pieces) left
  55. I'll have two (more) please
  56. two things (that) I know for sure are
  57. there are always at least two ways
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