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.
Make a quarter-pounder out of it and you dispatch a quarter of a day's "bad" fat to the Interstate feeding your heart.