another pair of shoes

another pair of shoes (informal)
Quite a different matter
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Main Entry:shoe

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  • that is another pair of shoes — that is an entirely separate issue, that is a different subject altogether …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pair — (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair or flight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pair royal — Pair Pair (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pair — I. noun (plural pairs or pair) Etymology: Middle English paire, from Anglo French, from Latin paria equal things, from neuter plural of par equal Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) two corresponding things designed for use together < a pair of sh …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pair — pair1 [ per ] noun count *** ▸ 1 two matching things ▸ 2 something made of two parts ▸ 3 two people ▸ 4 two animals ▸ 5 in card games ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) two things of the same type that belong together: Those boots cost fifty dollars a pair. pair… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pair — [[t]pe͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ pairs, pairing, paired 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A pair of things are two things of the same size and shape that are used together or are both part of something, for example shoes, earrings, or parts of the body. ...a pair of… …   English dictionary

  • higher pair — Pair Pair (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lower pair — Pair Pair (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sliding pair — Pair Pair (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turning pair — Pair Pair (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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