One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
treated as singular or plural A newly married couple on their honeymoon.‘Shimla offers itself as a paradise for honeymoon couples’
- ‘Besides us, there were two young Brits in show business, a Belgian lady who spoke no English, a honeymoon couple, and a jolly, uniformed gent who looked like Claude Rains.’
- ‘Honeymoon couples pass through the gate, arm in arm, photographing each other.’
- ‘A honeymoon couple caught up in the chaos spoke to reporters earlier today.’
- ‘The helicopter arrives and offloads a young honeymoon couple.’
- ‘They whisk past with yet another tidy honeymoon couple, giggling in their state of vacuum-sealed hedonism.’
- ‘Generally during the wedding season, airlines, cruises, and travel agencies provide some special packages especially for honeymoon couples.’
- ‘This place is very much for honeymoon couples.’
- ‘Operating in the Poconos for the last 47 years, its entranceway has welcomed over 18,000 honeymoon couples.’
- ‘It's a romantic destination, so our fellow guests included no fewer than four honeymoon couples.’
- ‘Honeymoon couples are confined to one small adjoining room for a week.’
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