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Over a quarter of our income goes on food.
Nearly three quarters of the children were ill.
They arrived at a quarter past three.
The company’s profits fell in the third quarter.
the Chinese quarter of the city
a house in the student quarter
Concern has been expressed in some quarters about this policy.
He has won support from all quarters.
I knew there would be a lot of trouble from that quarter.
Can you buy me a quarter of ham?
Any man found breaking the rules would be given absolutely no quarter.