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

The meaning of "Quarters" in various phrases and sentences

Q: QUARTERS in "Within some quarters of feminist theory in recent years there have been calls to retrieve the body from what is often characterized as the linguistic idealism of poststructularism." ne anlama geliyor?
A: In this context, quarters basically just means “branches.”

“Within some quarters of feminist theory” => “Within some branches of feminist theory”

Branch in this case meaning “a conceptual subdivision of something, especially a family, group of languages, or a subject.”
Q: "hoping you run out of 'quarters' soon" (would cuarteles be a good translation here?) ne anlama geliyor?
A: quarters = 25 cent pieces (the kind of coin someone would use at an arcade to play video games)

hoping you run out of quarters soon = hoping you have no more coins left for this arcade machine; hoping you can't afford to play this game any more
Q: quarters in this sentence ne anlama geliyor?
A: Quaters in this sentence is the money put into the "ride" to make it move.
Q: cramped quarters ne anlama geliyor?
A: small space. like a small room/area.

Synonyms of "Quarters" and their differences

Q: three quarters ve three fourths arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They mean the same thing, but it's more common to say three quarters (at least where I live).
Q: three quarters of ve three-quarters of arasındaki fark nedir?
A: 똑같아요 :)
Q: Only three quarters of the seats were filled. ve Only three quarters of the seats were occupied. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They are the same.
Seats filled = seats occupied.

Seats filled = people are sitting IN the seats and “ filling them”
They are filled and not empty. Like a filled glass of water and not an empty glass.

Seats occupied = people are sitting in the seats. We call this filling them.
We also call this occupying them. Each person is in a seat and occupying it.
Q: Only three quarters of the seats were filled. ve The seats were only three quarters filled. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: In normal conversation, they would be understood to mean the same thing. This is because it doesn't really make sense for a single seat to be "three quarters filled."

Say you have twelve, 400ml glasses.
If you had said:
A: Only three quarters of the water glasses were filled.
B: The water glasses were only three quarters filled.

Then I would assume:
A: Nine of the twelve glasses were filled.
B: All twelve glasses were filled to 300ml.
Q: three quarters in a row ve three consecutive quarters arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They're the same. It will come down to which works better given your context/sentence structure.

Translations of "Quarters"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? [what means?] We even don’t know where the captan’s quarters are. “quarters”??
A: maybe they meant captains headquarters ? Can you asked them if thats what they are trying to say.

Other questions about "Quarters"

Q: We tend to forget that about three quarters of the surface of the earth is covered with waters. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: × We tend to forget that about three quarters of the surface of the earth is covered with waters.
✓ We tend to forget that about three quarters of (the surface of) the earth is covered with water.

I think it might be a little more natural without "the surface of" but either way is correct.
Q: 为什么Three quarters of Malaysia's population are Chinese要用are
而Three quarters of Malaysia's population are Chinese不用are
A: 这两个句子不是一样的吗?一般来说,这种句子不可以没有are。
Q: What is the quarters here?
‘He always collected quarters. He was delighted when the new U.S. state quarters were announced. He would go to his longtime neighborhood banker and make sure they put at least twenty rolls of each new quarter aside for him. ’
A: They're a type of coin in the US that are worth 25¢ (cents), so they're worth a quarter of a dollar.
Q: What are "quarters" supposed to be in this particular case?
A: Here "quarters" refer to housing made available for people to live in usually by employers or government.
Q: Two quarters (half of Koreans) of the country's population are come and live in Seoul. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: “Half of South Korea’s population come and live in Seoul” is more natural, but great job!

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