Quarter of 10 - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
(a) quarter of (a given hour in time) (redirected from quarter of 10)
(a) quarter of (a given hour in time)
A quarter of an hour (15 minutes) before the named hour in time (e.g., "quarter of six" would mean 5:45). Primarily heard in US. A: "What time does the movie start?" B: "Not until a quarter of eight, so we've got plenty of time!" I thought I'd be home already, but with this traffic, it'll be quarter of before I'm back.
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Great late: As part of his unbelievable January, Bryant also had a streak of scoring in double figures in the fourth quarter of 10
Earlier this month, the company said it expects adjusted earnings for the quarter of 10
cents, including a 3-cent tax benefit primarily from the favorable settlement of state tax matters.