"a quarter of a pound"
"the Latin Quarter"
"both teams scored in the first quarter"
"it's a quarter til 4"
"a quarter after 4 o'clock"
"the fall quarter ends at Christmas"
"unemployment fell during the last quarter"
"the wind is coming from that quarter"
"he fed four quarters into the slot machine"
"he dropped a word in the right quarter"
"he surrendered but asked for quarter"
"in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"
"quarter an apple"
Garnish with a Seville orange cut in quarters.
出自： H. Glasse
He has a good quarter of it drunk..by this stage.
出自： M. Binchy
I think there's enough..If we just quarter the tomatoes.
出自： K. O
They were quartered throughout the war in Smith's hotel.
My wife's mother has decided to quarter herself upon us.
The troops were quartered on the inhabitants.
That night, together with a high officer,I was quartered on a peasant.
误 We must find a quarter before nightfall.
正 We must find quarters before nightfall.
误 They waited for a quarter, but no bus came in sight.
正 They waited for a quarter of an hour, but no bus came in sight.
析 当quarter表示时间“一刻”,不能只说a quarter,须接介词of,应该说a quarter of an hour。
误 The scheme met with criticisms from all quarter.
正 The scheme met with criticisms from all quarters.
析 quarter作“方面”解时是可数名词,表示“各方面”应说all quarters。
误 He refused to give quarters to his foe.
正 He refused to give quarter to his foe.
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