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

The meaning of "Quarter" in various phrases and sentences

Q: a quarter past two ne anlama geliyor?
A: A quarter past two means it’s 2:15.
Q: «I have a quarter note pause with a fermata» ne anlama geliyor?
A: у меня четвертная пауза с ферматой
Q: it’s a quarter ne anlama geliyor?
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: It was a quarter to three. ne anlama geliyor?
A: 3時まであと15分だった
Q: "no quarter" in 1189 ne anlama geliyor?
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: three quarter of ile örnek cümleler göster.
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: quarter past or quarter after? ile örnek cümleler göster.
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: the second quarter ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: The second quarter of the year has a lot of school work.
Q: quarter ile örnek cümleler göster.
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: half,quarter,past分別 ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: It's half past two. A quarter to three and five past four

Synonyms of "Quarter" and their differences

Q: residential quarter ve neighborhood arasındaki fark nedir?
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: ⌚It's quarter past seven. ve ⌚It's quarter after seven. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: “It’s quarter past seven” sounds more natural :)
Q: a rough quarter of a mile ve a roughly quarter of a mile arasındaki fark nedir?
A: 2nd sentence is unnatural
Q: A quarter of the students are absent. ve A quarter of the students is absent. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: The first sentences
Q: a quarter past to(...) ve a quarter after(...) arasındaki fark nedir?
A: It should be the same.

Translations of "Quarter"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? Can I say like that : It's quarter past two p.m. ?
A: It’s quarter past 2 (in the afternoon).
Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? 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: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? quarter
A: If you're talking about a quarter in money:
Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? quarter

Other questions about "Quarter"

Q: 02:16
it's quarter past two.
It's two sixteen.
it's sixteen (minutes) past two. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: All of these are correct
Q: i got quarter of the test right bu doğru görünüyor mu?
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 bu doğru görünüyor mu?
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. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
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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