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The word Paar doesn't only mean two items but rather two items that are related to one another. The prime example is Mike und Jenny sind ein Paar. This notion also shows in compounds like Paartherapie, Paartanz or paarweise. The situation of using Paar as a qualifying noun is rather rare. The only example I can think of is this: Ein Paar Schuhe. ...
While Emanuel's answer is right, it is lengthy. Simply put Ein Paar > a pair of Ein paar > a couple/few You then have to figure out the subtle differences, like for example Heute habe ich ein Paar Jeans gekauft Heute habe ich ein paar Jeans gekauft (Solution: Ein Paar Jeans = a pair of jeans = one piece, ein paar Jeans = more than one piece)
The verb "herumtreiben" or the corresponding word "Herumtreiber" primarily means "act as a vagabond", being homeless or even an outlaw. For a better understandig of the word "Herumtreiber" visit Synonyme: Herumtreiber If you ask someone: Wo hast du dich herumgetrieben? Then you imply that whatever he did or where he was, it is beyond debate that it ...
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