quarter-pounder


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quarter-pounder

A hamburger that weighs roughly four ounces (a quarter of a pound) before it is cooked. The phrase is best-known as the name of a hamburger served at McDonald's fast food restaurants. I think I'm going get a quarter-pounder for dinner tonight—what would you like?
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Greene had to quit the quarter-pounders when the promising 400m hurdler started to take the quarter-of-a-mile event seriously three years ago.
The robust boxes are being used to package two of the company's fast food lines, a quarter-pounder and an egg muffin.
Instead of a quarter-pounder and fries, he discovered more than pounds 8,000 in cash.
Shortly thereafter, McDonalds began an aggressive Mexican TV campaign starring soccer goalie Jorge Campos, announcing "La nueva hamburguesa mexicana" ("The new Mexican hamburger")--a quarter-pounder sporting a dollop of guacamole.
ONE of the most potentially dangerous foods we can eat is the deep-frozen "jumbo-burger" or quarter-pounder.
Some of this happens in a field, some in the quarter-pounder that is Gretel's head.
Make a quarter-pounder out of it and you dispatch a quarter of a day's "bad" fat to the Interstate feeding your heart.
Available in two varieties -- char grilled and marinated whole chicken breast and quarter-pounder beef burger with cheese -- both come in a sesame seed bun and are ready to eat after seconds in the microwave.
Or that you won't be sold that quarter-pounder and onions unless you've got a true purchase on the links turf?
A quarter-pounder burger with cheese was 52 per cent higher.
If you don't know a quarterback from a quarter-pounder, don't worry, because the game footage is all just fancy slow-mos, whizzy editing and bone-crunching sound effects anyway.
Arby's Grilled Chicken Deluxe and Jack-in-the-Box's Grilled Chicken Fillet still fall in the Quarter-Pounder range when it comes to fat and sodium.
And 8st 8lb Molly Schuyler, 34, carved four minutes off the record set by a "bodybuilding huge man" by eating the steak - equivalent to 18 quarter-pounder burgers - in 2mins, 44secs.
Safefood, which checked 240 burgers in takeaways across the island, added some quarter-pounder meals with all the trimmings contain an adult's entire recommended daily calorie intake.