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What time is it a quarter past ten?

Last Updated: 31st March, 2020

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It's a quarter past ten. It's a halfpastten. It's five past one. It'seleveno'clock.

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Also, what time is quarter past 10?

Hours and minutes

Time Say or Say
1:00 One o'clock
1:05 Five past one One-oh-five
1:10 Ten past one One-ten
1:15 Quarter past one One-fifteen

Beside above, what time is quarter after? Quarter past or quarter after means 15 minutes afterthestated hour. The first clock below is also read as quarter after1or 1:15.

One may also ask, what is a quarter after 10?

10:20 (twenty pastten)Quarter-past (15 minutes past)9:15(quarter past nine) 7:15 (quarterpastseven)

What does a quarter till 10 mean?

We can see that one-fourth of 60 minutes is 15minutes.The word “quartermeansone-fourth. Whenwe say, “A quarter past 6,” wemeanone-fourth of an hour past 6 o'clock, or 15 minutes past6. When wesay, “A quarter till 6,” wemeanone-fourth of an hour till 6 o'clock, or 15minutestill 6.

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Anabela Volkenand

Professional

What is a quarter to 10?

(a) quarter of (a given hour intime)
A quarter of an hour (15 minutes) beforethenamed hour in time (e.g., "quarter of six" would mean5:45).Primarily heard in US. B: "Not until a quarter ofeight, sowe've got plenty of time!"

Idrees Pekhterev

Professional

What is a quarter to 4?

A quarter is 1/4 of a number. There are60minutes in an hour and 15 is one quarter or 1/4thof60. So a quarter past 4 means it is4:15,either am or pm depending on the time ofday!

Magyar Robrecht

Explainer

What does 10 of the hour mean?

Thus, "ten of six" would mean 5:50 p.m. Asanotherexample, "quarter of three" would be 2:45 p.m. IntheBritish, "to" is used instead of "of". To indicate theminutesfollowing the hour, "after" or "past" is used.Thus,6:10 p.m. would be expressed as "ten past six"or"ten after six".

Eleonore Abyzov

Explainer

What is a quarter to nine?

(a) quarter of (a given hour intime)
A quarter of an hour (15 minutes) beforethenamed hour in time (e.g., "quarter of six" would mean5:45).Primarily heard in US. B: "Not until a quarter ofeight, sowe've got plenty of time!"

Andresa Lujambio

Explainer

How do you use a quarter in time?

Since half an hour is thirty minutes, a quarterofan hour is 15 minutes. You can use the termquarteralong with past and until when telling thetime. For example,7:45 is “a quarter tilleight“ and 8:15 is“a quarter past/aftereight.”

Egon Eik

Pundit

What time is a quarter after 7?

How to say the time in English – ExamplesandReference
Digital Normal Use Hints
6:15 It's quarter past 6. past and the previous hour (here: 6)
6:30 It's half past 6.
6:35 It's 25 to 7. to and the following hour (here: 7)
6:45 It's quarter to seven.

Columbano Ruet

Pundit

What does a quarter to 11 mean?

The phrase, “it's quarterofeleven” is a shortened version of “it isaquarter hour before the hour ofeleveno'clock.” Thus, this phrase means 10:45AM (or PM,depending upon the time of day). “It's aquarter aftereleven” would be 11:15 AM(or PM, asbefore).

Zhimin Idoiaga

Pundit

What does a quarter after mean?

There are special ways to say times that end withthenumbers 00, 15, 30, and 45. 5:00 - five o'clock. 5:15 -quarterafter five (or, you could say, quarter pastfive) 5:30 -half past five. 5:45 - quarter to six(or, you couldsay, quarter 'till six)

Lilit Lyubenov

Pundit

What does a quarter to 12 mean?

Answered Nov 17, 2018. one quarter of anhouruntil it is twelve o'clock. In other words it is11:45.Quarter past, would be one quarter of an hourafterso in the above case “Quarter past”or“Quarter after” would mean 12:15. As15minutes is one quarter of an hour.

Cheila Burmester

Pundit

What is a quarter to 3 in time?

So the quarter of something is one-fourthofsomething.
In terms of Clocks and Times, Quarter toThreemeans quarter of an hour left for threeo'clock. Thatmeans one-fourth of an hour(=15 minutes) leftfor3:00.

Gautama Bruinings

Teacher

What does quarter mean?

A quarter past/after the hour means 15minutesafter the stated hour: I'll meet you at a quarterpast five.A quarter is one of four equal or nearly equalperiods oftime into which an activity is divided: Many universitiesdividethe school year into quarters rather thantwosemesters.

Aboubaker Barasoain

Teacher

What is a quarter to 2?

Time (2) In five minute increments, when it'spastthe hour (up to 30 minutes past) we say "past". 30 minutes ishalfan hour, we say "half past" or "thirty". 15 minutesisquarter of an hour, we say "quarter past"or"fifteen" or "quarter to" or "forty-five".

Viggo Arecha

Teacher

What does a quarter to 7 mean?

(a) quarter of (a given hour intime)
A quarter of an hour (15 minutes) beforethenamed hour in time (e.g., "quarter of six" wouldmean5:45). B: "Not until a quarter of eight, so we'vegot plentyof time!"

Magda Hensele

Teacher

What time is a quarter till 8?

Quarter Hours in Words: Learn
Words Numeric
Eight o'clock 8:00
A quarter before nine 8:45
A quarter until nine 8:45
A quarter till nine 8:45

Doltza Runschke

Reviewer

How do I tell time in English?

After around 5 seconds the time appears asnumbersand as words (e.g. 2:10 - It's ten past two) next to theclock. Thefollowing time intervals (vocabulary) appear:five past, tenpast, quarter past, twenty past, twenty-five past,half past,twenty-five to, twenty to, quarter to, ten to , five toando'clock.

Malisa Orozco

Reviewer

What does a quarter after 7 mean?

So, when it's 7:15, we say it's“quarterpast seven”. Or when it's 1:15, we sayit's“quarter after one”. At minute 45, we sayit's“quarter to” the next hour. For example,at5:45, we say it's “quarter to six” (or15minutes before 6:00).

Usha Eisenbrand

Reviewer

What time is a quarter past 9?

Eight o'clock 8:00
A quarter after eight 8:15
Half past eight 8:30
Fifteen minutes before nine 8:45
Fifteen minutes until nine 8:45

Yanko Echebarrichu

Supporter

What does half five mean?

Half five” is just a colloquial wayofsaying “half past five”, with theword“past” being implied, i.e. an hour more thanspeakersof other languages would assume.

Irani Pielago

Supporter

What does half past 6 mean?

When you are half past six it meansyoucannot make it. when you are the upper 10, 9:45, 3:15, youare“superior”. If you STILL don't get the joke, Iwouldn'tknow what to say.