(a) quarter after

idiom

US
: 15 minutes after (a stated hour)
The alarm went off at (a) quarter after six.

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“(a) quarter after.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28a%29%20quarter%20after. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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