couple (something) (on)to (something)

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couple (something) (on)to (something)

To connect or fasten two things together. We still need to couple the trailer to the truck before we can leave. I coupled the latch onto the peg, so it should stay secure.
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couple something (on)to something

 and couple something on (to something); couple something on
to attach something to something. Couple this connector to that one. The railroad worker coupled on the next car in line. Couple the green one onto the red one.
See also: couple
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The bridesmaids, among them Princess Anne, followed the happy couple onto the balcony, Mr Armstrong-Jones chatted in animated fashion to those nearest to him.
Gonzalez: In that situation, it is the state who is forcing the religious belief of the same-sex couple onto the individual who's trying to not participate.
After beating up the friend, the gang brutally assaulted her behind tinted windows for 45 minutes before flinging the bloodied and barely conscious couple onto a road leading to New Delhi's international airport.
The girl was repeatedly raped and assaulted by six men who later threw the couple onto the road.
If these pulses can couple onto PCB tracks or cabling of significant length, they can radiate out of the product.
A spokeswoman for Lothian and Borders Fire Brigade added: "We used line rescue skills to put the couple onto stretchers and hoist them up because it would have been too dangerous to do anything else.
Sheriff's officials said the carjacker arrived at the Quartz Hill home wearing a ski mask and pushed the couple onto the living room floor while swinging around a kitchen knife.
The Islay Pipe Band welcomed the royal couple onto the grounds of the Laphroaig distillery.
Before that he opened the show in his traditional style of crowd interaction humiliating anyone who dared turn up late, even to the point of getting one embarrassed couple onto the stage.
the organization opposes the CBS drama "Person of Interest," introducing a married lesbian couple onto the show.