English version

couple something with something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcouple something with something phrasal verbWITHif one thing is coupled with another, the two things happen or exist together and produce a particular result syn combine Lack of rain coupled with high temperatures caused the crops to fail. Grammar Couple with is usually passive. couple→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
couple with It is a poster of a Chagall painting of a floating wedding couple, with a goat as company.Once again, the desirability of clear terms of contract, coupled perhaps with an unambiguous job description, is plain.Sometimes, when I interview a scientist I spend a couple of days with him.And above all, why did he couple it with Lefferts's?Now there's a handbook to help couples deal with making such difficult decisions.A lean and lovely couple, with small pieces of designer luggage.Other couples are coping with the same stringent rules.Beltre, 28, played for Kevin Kennedy in Texas two years ago after a couple of years with the White Sox.
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Verb table
couple
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycouple
he, she, itcouples
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycoupled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave coupled
he, she, ithas coupled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad coupled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill couple
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have coupled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coupling
he, she, itis coupling
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you, we, theyare coupling
Past
I, he, she, itwas coupling
you, we, theywere coupling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coupling
he, she, ithas been coupling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coupling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coupling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coupling
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