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power couple

power couple

Date: Aug 30 2018

Themes: Celebrity, Family, Romance

Quote

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“Just watching [Barack Obama] and his wife interacting with us, they were truly a power couple.”

—Actor Denzel Washington, speaking about meeting President Obama (Buzzfeed.com)

Definition

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couple in which both people are very successful and influential on their own

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Can you think of a couple that you admire? Maybe, this pair is a celebrity couple, or perhaps, it’s two people closer to home, like your parents or a friend and her husband. This couple really seems to understand each other. They work well together, but they are strong on their own, too. They might both have well-paying jobs, or they might divide the responsibilities of the household. Maybe, they seem like best friends. They might even finish each other’s sentences sometimes!

When two people work well together and are both very successful, we can call them a power couple. A good example of a power couple is Beyonce and Jay-Z. They both create music on their own and are very successful. However, sometimes, they work together, as well.

Actor Denzel Washington was excited to meet Barack and Michelle Obama. He says that they are a real power couple because they are both intelligent and successful.

What other famous power couples can you think of?

Examples

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“Some people think Bill and Hillary Clinton are the ultimate power couple.”

“She and her husband are both doctors. They’re a real power couple.”

“We met in graduate school while we were working on our degrees. Someday, we hope to be a power couple.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Manu4 A really engaged couple
by Manu4
a2020 Strong and have a powerful effect on people.
by a2020
Glorially an inspiring couple
by Glorially
julito1 both awesome
by julito1

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sadafh

sadafh

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

My husband and I are a true example of power couple,,,we are everything to each other,,good friends,great spouses,good listners,,incredible counselor,guid….,,totally we are the best partner for eachother

04:57 PM Feb 17 2017 |

sadafh

sadafh

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

My husband and I are a true example of power couple,,,we are everything to each other,,good friends,great spouses,good listners,,incredible counselor,guid….,,totally we are the best partner for eachother

04:54 PM Feb 17 2017 |

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