a quarter (coin): un "quarter" (pièce de 25 cents aux États-Unis)
A quarter est une pièce de 25 cents aux États-Unis. Un quarter signifie littéralement "un quart." Il est fréquemment employé seul, avec des significations diverses.
a quarter (25 cents) un quart de dollar
the (Latin) quarter : le quartier (Latin)
a (financial) quarter: un trimestre (financier)
quarterly: tous les trimestres, trimestriellement
UK: Villon lived in the Latin Quarter of Paris.
US: Could you lend me a quarter? I need a cola.
- "Xavier Delavigne, a well-known figure in the Parisian quarter of Montmartre, passed away yesterday."
- "And then I'm supposed to have a meeting with Philip and talk about the sales budget for the next quarter, and I just know he's going to ask me for more stuff that I can't afford to allocate him, and - well - you know what Philip's like, and... It's just too much, mommy!"
- "When we arrived in Paris, he took me to a restaurant in the Latin quarter for a romantic dinner."
- "Bordello Breeze: last quarter you ordered 50,000 units."
- "Brian : It's a temporary downturn in economic activity, usually indicated by two consecutive quarters of a falling GDP."
- "I've got your orders from last quarter right in front of me, so let's get the ball rolling."
- "Krazy Gidyeon's Perfume Warehouse.com is slashing prices on all Delavigne perfumes as part of our crazy quarterly liquidation sale!"
- "You know how it works: we'll look at how your Delavigne products have been selling this quarter, what you'd like to order more of, what you've still got in stock, etc."
- "According to my records, you bought 30,000 units last quarter."
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