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pair used for singular nouns[edit]

this should be noted I think. as in, a pair of pants, which also is used in the plural. 22:35, 3 February 2010 (UTC)

No pants is a plurale tantum. Find another example, that doesn't work. Mglovesfun (talk) 22:45, 3 February 2010 (UTC)

To pair roast beef with a wine[edit]

i.e. to pick a wine that complements the meal. I'm sure it's broader than just wines, but none of our senses seem to cover this adequately. Equinox 21:01, 20 October 2015 (UTC)