to be unable to decide what you think about someone or something, or whether to do something or not I was of two minds about the book (= I didn't know if I liked it or not). She's of two minds about accepting his invitation.
be of two minds about something/about doing somethingjump to other results
one or a few days, moments, pounds, etc. May I borrow it for a day or two?
a day, moment, pound, etc. or twojump to other results
in or into two pieces or halves He broke the bar of chocolate in two and gave me half.
in twojump to other results
two or three at a time; in small numbers People arrived in twos and threes.
in twos and threesjump to other results
very soon We'll be there in a couple of shakes.
in two shakes/in a couple of shakes (informal)jump to other results
one person cannot be completely responsible for something You can't put all the blame on him. It takes two to make a marriage.
it takes two to do something (saying)jump to other results
to have no money; to be very stupid, etc.
not have two nickles, brain cells, etc. to rub together (informal)jump to other results
used to show that you are certain about something It was the wrong decision—there are no two ways about it.
(there are) no two ways about it (saying)jump to other results
to guess the truth from what you see, hear, etc. He's inclined to put two and two together and make five (= reaches the wrong conclusion from what he sees, hears, etc.).
put two and two togetherjump to other results
I am in the same position or I agree with you “I'm tired!” “That makes two of us!”
that makes two of us (informal)jump to other results
used to tell someone who has played a trick on you that you can do the same thing to them
two can play (at) that game (saying)jump to other results
used to suggest that it is better to be in a group of only two people than have a third person with you as well
two's company (, three's a crowd) (saying)jump to other results
used to talk about two ways of looking at the same situation
two sides of the same coinjump to other results