(a) quarter to

idiom

: 15 minutes before (a stated hour)
It is now (a) quarter to four.

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

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