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Women spend £210 on a wedding appropriate outfit - paying £100 for a dress and a further £50 on a pair of matching shoes - but what if you could wear the same dress to several weddings?
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

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84 examples:

Tom put on a pair of shades.

Tom put on a pair of latex gloves.

Tom put on a pair of boxing gloves.

Tom put on a pair of surgical gloves.

Tom took off his shoes and put on a pair of slippers.

Tom took off his ski boots and put on a pair of slippers.

When I woke up today, I yawned, stretched, rubbed the sleep out of my eyes, and put on a pair of slippers.

I never put on a pair of shoes until I've worn them at least five years.
(Samuel Goldwyn)

When you're single and in your 20s, you throw on a pair of jeans and look fabulous.
(Sheena Easton)

We try on a pair of headphones we never want to take off.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The world's fastest man on a pair of skis just got faster.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Imagine yourself soaring 30ft in the air on a pair of skis.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Jamaal Charles shredded the Rams on a pair of touchdown runs.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

And she has just put on a pair of extra-dark wraparound shades!
(Daily Mail - News, )

Apple plans larger displays on a pair of iPhones due for release this year.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

What she accomplished pushed the boundaries of what women can do on a pair of skis.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Lots of updates from Tesla, pricing on a pair of hot cars, and yet more Takata airbag woes.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

If you've been unsuccessful getting your hands on a pair of Google Glass, now's your chance.
(Andrea Chang in Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

Crews are making good progress on a pair of wildfires burning in the south Okanagan near Oliver.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Anca Mariana Petculescu, a 64-year-old retiree, trying on a pair of boots in a mall in Bucharest.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Crisp had greeted Smith with a single to center and worked his way to third on a pair of groundouts.
(Kevin Baxter in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Nelli Tamayo leaned on a pair of mannequin legs in blue jeans and flicked her fingernails, bored stiff.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

We've had a Romeo and Juliet set in a care home with the focus on a pair of star-crossed senior citizens.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

If you're looking to get your hands on a pair of Apple's totally wireless earphones, there's still a wait.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Thom Brown and Zac Posen work on a pair of one-of-a-kind luxury vehicles that come with unusual accessories.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

A store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers when they didn't realize he was a trained MMA fighter.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Put on a pair of wheeled overshoes made to change from regular walking shoes to roller skates at the flip of a switch.
(CNET News, )

The warehouse chain also has a sale on a pair of Microsoft Surface products and a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab A special.
(ZDNet US, )

The most comprehensive study ever has revealed the effects are so subtle it may not be worth splashing $120 on a pair.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Nick Punto helped Los Angeles get there, knocking in two runs and scoring another on a pair of hits, including a double.
(Fox News - Sports, )

If you're looking at spending up to $1,000 on a pair of stereo speakers, these are the absolute best performers for the money.
(CNET News, )

A 90-year-old tortoise injured by a rat is now scooting around on a pair of wheels thanks to its British owner's engineer son.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Thanks to a small, wearable device that can hang on a pair of eyeglasses, a common complication of diabetes may get caught sooner.
(Science Daily - News, )

Jenson Button and David Coulthard hit the streets of London on a pair of motorbikes ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

Parse is also tacking on a pair of new cloud modules for facilitating the integration of a Parse-made app with third-party services.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Bennie Boatwright shuffled clumsily on a pair of oversized crutches when he emerged from the visitors’ locker room Wednesday evening.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

An artist created digital billboards that blended beautifully into their natural background on a pair of Boston-area highways this summer.
(NBC Today, )

When the Mavericks and Kings hook up Friday night at AAC, plenty of attention will fall on a pair of guards coming off dazzling NBA debuts.
(Fox News - Sports, )

She is known for her love of towering designer stilettos but even Victoria Beckham loves to slip on a pair of trainers for a jog in the park.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

A visitor to a British aquarium captured video of a seal appearing to try to put on a pair of sunglasses that has been dropped into its pool.
(UPI - News, )

Chicago resident Deisi Ocampo won $4 million on a pair of $20 Illinois Lottery scratch-off tickets given to her by her father for her birthday.
(NBC Today, )

Portuguese Culture Minister Joao Soares steps down after saying he looked forward to "landing blows" on a pair of critical newspaper columnists.
(BBC News - World News, )

The NHL became entwined with the Olympics before young stars like Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel or Auston Matthews even pulled on a pair of skates.
(Stephen Whyno in CBC Sports, )

Like a smattering of rhinestones on a pair of skinny jeans, Old Navy has emerged as the unexpected sparkle in Gap Inc.’s performance these days.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

“Blur Circle” centers on a pair of broken people whose lives orbit individual tragedies, but the indie drama fails to connect with its audience.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Mike Conley was unable to hit on a pair of potentially game-tying 3-point attempts in the final 10.7 seconds, the latter which rimmed out at the horn.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Stanford University scientists have found that every time a woman puts on a pair of stilettoes she is putting dangerous levels of strain on her joints.
(Sarah Knapton in The Telegraph - Science news, )

Anchored on a pair of anonymous $20 million gifts, Colorado State University set a new fund-raising record, surpassing last year's amount by 10 percent.
(The Denver Post - Business, )

Jamaal Charles scored on a pair of touchdown runs and Kansas City's defense recorded 10 sacks Sunday in the undefeated Chiefs' -7 victory over Oakland.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Blake Bell hooked up with Jalen Saunders on a pair of touchdown passes Saturday, hoisting No. 12 Oklahoma over previously unbeaten No. 9 Texas Tech -30.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Kirk Cousins led the Redskins on a pair of scoring drives during his time under center, going 12-for-21 with 145 yards, one touchdown and one interception.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Pedro Morales scored on a pair of penalty kicks and the Vancouver Whitecaps held off the Portland Timbers, -3 in a Cascadia Cup rivalry match Sunday night.
(The Canadian Press in CBC Sports, )

Travis Wilson connected on a pair of touchdown passes Saturday and Utah handed fifth-ranked Stanford its first loss of the season with a -21 upset victory.
(UPI - Sports News, )

A Virginia woman who won $20 on a pair of scratch-off lottery tickets decided to try her luck again and spent the money buying a ticket that won her $175,000.
(UPI - Odd News, )

A New Jersey man shared security camera footage of a mother bear breaking into his patio fridge and chewing on a pair of frosty beverages with her cubs nearby.
(UPI - Odd News, )

The Kings led by as many as 14 points in the second quarter, but the Lakers closed to within two points on a pair of Kobe Bryant free throws early in the third.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Dioner Navarro and the Chicago Cubs capitalized on a pair of Pittsburgh Pirates errors to earn a -3 win in 11 innings in the rubber match of a three-game series.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Whenever the narrative battery shows signs of stalling, “Downton” creator Julian Fellowes clamps on a pair of jumper cables and brings the thing back into life.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Paul McCartney made good on Desert Trip’s all-star-jam potential when he invited Neil Young onstage Saturday night to duet with him on a pair of classic Beatles songs.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

It’s hard to find a millennial today that’s never been enticed by a Buzzfeed listicle, rented from Chegg or Rent the Runway, or tried on a pair of Warby Parker glasses.
(Forbes - Education, )

A psychology professor and students are working on a project to help people escape the stress of day-to-day life or traumatic situations by throwing on a pair of VR goggles.
(Raffy Boudjikanian in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

The Starlight Room near Cortina in Italy is set on a pair of skis for easy mobility and offers unobstructed views of the spectacular Unesco World Natural Heritage Nature site.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

If you didn't manage to get your hands on a pair of Kanye West's sell out Yeezy Boost 350 trainers now there's a second chance, with a black edition going on sale this weekend.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Mother-of-two Jessica Sinclair, 26, from Cincinnati posted a video of baby daughter Piper's overjoyed reaction after putting on a pair of prescription glasses for the first time.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Jacoby Brissett and T.Y. Hilton connected on a pair of long scoring strikes as the Indianapolis Colts snapped a three-game losing skid with a -14 victory over the Houston Texans.
(UPI - Sports News, )

As pivotal fighting unfolds in Syria and Iraq, NATO ally Turkey is showing itself to be more and more of a wild card, fueling complications on a pair of already chaotic battlefields.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The image is endearing: Mo Farah's gangly frame slicing through the water – unsuccessfully at firston a pair of waterskis in the sea surrounding Richard Branson's Necker Island.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

“Hawaizaada” wraps itself in a love story, but its main focus is on a pair of aviation pioneers in India who are said to have designed an airplane in 1895, before the Wright brothers.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Mini showed off a conceptual augmented reality system based on a pair of high-tech glasses that give you information about objects in the real world while offering navigation and safety views.
(CNET News, )

Juno-winning rapper Shad K and Grammy-winning producer and songwriter Chin Injeti combine their talents and collaborate on a pair of new songs, exclusively for The Vancouver Sun's Gastown Sessions.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

From the witness stand at the Boston Marathon bombing trial, the city’s chief medical examiner slipped on a pair of white latex gloves Monday and gingerly prowled around in a large cardboard box.
(Richard A. Serrano in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Colin Kaepernick insists he just happened to pull on a pair of socks with dollar bill prints all over them Wednesday morning — before he learned he had struck a new fortune with the San Francisco 49ers.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Ryan guided the Falcons on a pair of fourth-quarter scores to erase a -14 deficit, the second coming on a 3-yard pass to Levine Toilolo after a defensive holding penalty kept the drive alive with two minutes remaining.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Much of the day can slip by without any words passing John Mann's lips, the silence cut short only as the Spirit of the West's frontman slides on a pair of headphones and allows the familiar melodies to awaken his voice.
(Laura Fraser in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Neil Watson drilled a 3-pointer with three seconds left to play and Aaron Brown tacked on a pair of free throws a second later, allowing Southern Mississippi to snatch a -57 victory away from upset-minded Marshall Friday Night.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a pair of impressive wrist shots, Brian Elliott made 39 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks -3 on Tuesday night to open a commanding -1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
(The Associated Press in CBC Sports, )

The age-old search for the fountain of youth is engagingly appraised in "The Immortalists," a lively documentary focusing on a pair of very different biomedical scientists who are equally obsessed with eradicating the ravages of time.
(Michael Rechtshaffen in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The Supreme Court will undertake a major examination of privacy in the digital age, holding oral arguments Tuesday on a pair of appeals over whether police must obtain a warrant to search data on the cell phone of a person under arrest.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Sidney Crosby scored on a pair of breakaways to extend his goal streak to a career-best seven games and added two assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins continue their surge with a -2 win over the visiting Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.
(Will Graves in CBC Sports, )

Heat was descending again on a pair of deadly and destructive Northern California wildfires after a few days of fair and favorable conditions, and it brought with it fears the blazes could come back to life and major gains could be undone.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The 32-year-old actress has pulled on a pair of racy suspender style tights and a matching black bra as she strikes a provocative pose on her dance podium in the monochrome shot – one of three to be unveiled ahead of the film’s official release.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

One of the year's most arresting, heartfelt indies, Sean Baker's "Starlet" trains the flat, harsh San Fernando Valley sun on a pair of checked-out lives testing new interpersonal waters: a fizzy young porn actress and the cranky octogenarian widow she befriends.
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Set along a particularly downtrodden stretch of Memphis, Tenn., Jake Mahaffy’s bleakly spare, powerful “Free in Deed” focuses on a pair of damaged souls who seek salvation beneath the harsh fluorescent lighting of a converted storefront Pentecostal church.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Part of the cachet, and the stigma, around Google Glass derives from how hard it is to get your hands on a pair: You have to be a member of the Glass Explorer beta tester program -- or, like infamous Glasshole Sarah Slocum, at least have a friend who is and doesn't mind letting you borrow them.
(Forbes - Business, )

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