Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Quarter"

The meaning of "Quarter" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa a quarter past two?
A: A quarter past two means it’s 2:15.
Q: O que significa «I have a quarter note pause with a fermata»?
A: у меня четвертная пауза с ферматой
Q: O que significa it’s a quarter ?
A: A quarter is 1/4 of 1
4 quarters is 4/4 = 1

Think of a pie. If you cut into 4 even pieces, each piece is a quarter of the pie.
Q: O que significa It was a quarter to three.?
A: 3時まであと15分だった
Q: O que significa "no quarter" in 1189?
A: "No quarter given" is the full expression. It means, "Do not let them take an inch of land" in essence.

Example sentences using "Quarter"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com three quarter of.
A: Three quarters of flour is needed for the cake.

She is three quarters of his height.

My dog is three quarters the size of me.

Three quarters of 20 is 15.

My mom has three quarters of my dad's strength.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com quarter past or quarter after?.
A: these phrases are used when telling the time.
“It is a quarter past 3” means it is currently 4:15. You can use the phrases the exact same way. “It is a quarter after 3” also means it is 4:15. Hope this helps!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com the second quarter .
A: The second quarter of the year has a lot of school work.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com quarter.
A: It is a quarter to four. (4:15 = 16:15)
She ate a quarter of a pie! (一/四)
The candy cost a quarter. ($.25)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com half,quarter,past分別.
A: It's half past two. A quarter to three and five past four

Synonyms of "Quarter" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre residential quarter e neighborhood ?
A: Both are terms referring to areas of an urban location. Neighbourhood is a less specific word than residential quarter.

A neighbourhood just refers to a certain district or community within a town/ centre.

‘I live in this neighbourhood’

‘He doesn’t feel very safe in that neighbourhood’

A residential quarter refers to an area providing accommodation / housing (this could be an individual’s home / a large residential district). In the military ‘quarters’ is often used to refer to the place people live.

The bar is located near the residential quarter. (The bar is located near the district of the city with lots of housing)

The conditions in the residential quarters were not good. (Referring to an individual’s living situation)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre ⌚It's quarter past seven. e ⌚It's quarter after seven. ?
A: “It’s quarter past seven” sounds more natural :)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre a rough quarter of a mile e a roughly quarter of a mile ?
A: 2nd sentence is unnatural
Q: Qual é a diferença entre A quarter of the students are absent. e A quarter of the students is absent. ?
A: The first sentences
Q: Qual é a diferença entre a quarter past to(...) e a quarter after(...) ?
A: It should be the same.

Translations of "Quarter"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? Can I say like that : It's quarter past two p.m. ?
A: It’s quarter past 2 (in the afternoon).
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? it's a quarter to ten or it's quarter to ten
A: In the UK we say 'its quarter to ten' but I believe in America they say 'its a quarter to ten'
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? quarter
A: If you're talking about a quarter in money:
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? quarter

Other questions about "Quarter"

Q: 02:16
it's quarter past two.
It's two sixteen.
it's sixteen (minutes) past two. soa natural?
A: All of these are correct
Q: i got quarter of the test right soa natural?
A: @tjstkdn You can say a quarter of the test in a very casual sense, but "a quarter of the questions" is more specific and easier to understand. Either way works, though!
Q: It's a quarter after one soa natural?
A: I understand what you are saying completely, but the phrase is a bit old fashioned. An easier way to say this would be, "It's 1:25" and then specify morning or afternoon by adding on a.m. for morning or p.m. For afternoon.
Q: She is mostly American, but actually quarter Japanese. soa natural?
A: Also, although most people would know what you mean,
American is not a race.
As you are talking about race here, it is clearer to say, She is one quarter Japanese and three quarters Caucasian/white. (Or whatever race you mean.) For example, a Japanese-American would be all Japanese (in race) but also all American (in birth and culture and language, etc).
Q: What does "Once a quarter" in line 4 mean?
A: Once every 3 months. Quarters, run Jan., Feb. and March. Then Apr., May and June and so on.

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