Focus on the pronunciation of quarter
English definition of “quarter”
/ˈkwɔr·t̬ər/ n [C] (FOURTH PART)
› one of four equal or almost equal parts of something: My house is one and three-quarter miles/a mile and three-quarters from here. › A quarter of/to the hour means 15 minutes before the stated hour: It’s a quarter to three. › A quarter past/after the hour means 15 minutes after the stated hour: I’ll meet you at a quarter past five. › A quarter is one of four equal or nearly equal periods of time into which an activity is divided: Many universities divide the school year into quarters rather than two semesters.