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young couple

This page is about the collocation young couple

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

two young people in a romantic relationship

For example

  • The park was full of young couples sitting together or walking hand in hand.

  • In some countries, young gay couples can look forward to getting married.

Note:
Most people would only call two people in their teens or twenties a young couple, but an older person might also include those in their thirties, and someone in their twenties might only call two teenagers a young couple.

Quick Quiz

If they're a "young couple", it means

a. both of them are still quite young

b. their relationship has just begun

c. at least of one of them is young

Contributor: Matt Errey