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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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These would be 16 times smaller and have just 15 calories compared with the 245 in a McDonald's quarter-pounder.
"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.
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Tesco's Quarter-Pounder burger should satisfy most appetites, but only contains 12.1 grams of fat.
Tesco four Quarter-Pounder beef burgers, cooked 100g, 234 kcal, 22.3g protein, 8.8g carbs, 12.1g fat.
Twelve people have fallen ill after eating the supermarket's frozen Taste the Difference Aberdeen Angus quarter-pounders.
The Grill Aberdeen Angus Quarter-Pounders (4-pack), Marks & Spencer, PS4.50
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If dieters stick to their guns - and not their buns - total weight loss would equal 288.4 million bags of sugar, 1,922.6million Mars bars, 1,153.6million McDonald's quarter-pounders, 329.6million loaves and 288.4million packs of sausages.
SCORE: 8/10 Quarter-Pounder Beef Burgers |(4-pack), Tesco, PS3 Smooth, meaty texture and good seasoning.
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.
Almost a Quarter-Pounder's worth of calories (390) with twice the fat (40 grams) and as much saturated fat (8 grams), if it's a three-ounce packet of Wendy's Blue Cheese.