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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"I wasn't the worst eater in the world but I did work part-time in McDonalds so I was forced into the fast food world and was always partial to a quarter-pounder. That soon stopped." Now Greene is simply hungry for Euro success in Munich with Team GB.
A quarter-pounder burger with cheese was 52 per cent higher.
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.
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.
Make a quarter-pounder out of it and you dispatch a quarter of a day's "bad" fat to the Interstate feeding your heart.