quarternoun

  • ja4分の1
  • enin time, refers to 15 minutes of an hour or a period of three months

Examples

PLAY
5:47 / --:--
Mute
1.
It's a quarter past 10.
2.
What time are they supposed to get here?
3.
Who?
4.
The other guests.
5.
There are no other guests.
6.
We don't wanna share this night with other people.
7.
This is for you and me.
PLAY
15:25 / --:--
Mute
1.
I thought you were up!
2.
It's 7:10.
3.
It's a quarter to 6.
4.
No, it's not!
5.
Yes, it is.
6.
I set the clock for a quarter to 6 so—
7.
It's 7:10!
PLAY
6:35 / --:--
Mute
1.
The branch exceeded its targets over the past quarter.
2.
Wow, that's wonderful!
3.
A quarter’s 3 months.
4.
That’s how long you’ve been gone.
PLAY
1:02 / --:--
Mute
1.
I would wake up around, say, quarter to 6.
2.
First thing in the morning I have to do is check my phone.
PLAY
3:15 / --:--
Mute
1.
In the first quarter of 2017, Apple reported its sales of iPhones to be almost 52 million units,
2.
the most phones a company had sold except for Samsung.
3.
Perhaps it’s amusing then, that the 52 million iPhones sold in just a few months,
4.
is close to the number of people living in the country of South Korea, the home of Samsung.
PLAY
0:11 / --:--
Mute
1.
Why are we eating all this fancy food?
2.
I thought it was pizza night.
3.
I made a special meal because your dad had a special day.
4.
I finally got that promotion at work,
5.
sold the most fire extinguishers this quarter.

Other meanings for quarter...

quarternoun

  • ja4分の1
  • enone of four equal parts of something
PLAY
2:37 / --:--
Mute
1.
He's not happy about you saying you're single.
2.
He bought you a giant...
3.
How many carats was that?
4.
Like 7? A lot.
5.
- Doesn't matter, Ellen. - Yes, it does.
6.
- No, it doesn't. - Doesn't matter.
7.
- Look at everybody in here. - No.
8.
- It really does. - Does it, you guys?
9.
Because guess what, you would care if it was a quarter of a carat.
10.
Well, I would have given it back.
PLAY
3:29 / --:--
Mute
1.
So?
2.
What do you think?
3.
I don't love the sash.
4.
But it's fine.
5.
I'm just gonna get it.
6.
What?
7.
That's the first one you tried on.
8.
I once saw you look at 54 different accordion folders and not buy any of them due to weak tabs.
9.
I file hard.
10.
I need strong tabs.
11.
I just don't wanna take up any more time.
12.
Your break's not even a quarter done.
13.
I'll stay another 10 minutes.
14.
You'll stay until I dismiss you.
15.
Irene, music.
16.
Now, spin.
PLAY
9:40 / --:--
Mute
1.
If you were gonna buy this, how much would it cost?
2.
Quarter of a million.
PLAY
3:24 / --:--
Mute
1.
Guys, listen.
2.
This was anonymous, alright?
3.
There's no way I could've given it to myself,
4.
because I didn't even know who was on here.
5.
I just gave it to the employee with the highest overall score.
6.
To my tally, you just won back your own parking spot,
7.
a vacation day, and a nice tidy quarter of $1,000 from all of us.