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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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86 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.

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, )

The Pomera DM30 is a distraction-free word processor that goes 20 hours on a pair of AAs.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

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, )

Tattoos believed to be the world's oldest figurative body art have been discovered on a pair of well-preserved Egyptian mummies.
(CNET 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, )

Not many snowboarders can slap on a pair of borrowed skis and go on to win a super-G Olympic gold medal, but that's exactly what Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka did on Saturday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
(CBC Sports in CBC 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, )

The Supreme Court meets Friday to decide on a pair of unusually aggressive appeals from Trump administration lawyers who are trying to leapfrog lower courts by urging justices to rule quickly on the fate of “Dreamers” and on an abortion dispute involving young migrants.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

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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