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"Quarter past" is a phrase which is often translated as "y cuarto", and "half past" is a phrase which is often translated as "y media". Learn more about the difference between "quarter past" and "half past" below.
quarter past(
kwawr
-
duhr
 
pahst
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. y cuarto
It's 4 now. We need to leave at quarter past to be on time to the appointment.Son las cuatro ahora. Tenemos que salir a las cuatro y cuarto para llegar a la cita a tiempo.
What time is it? - It's quarter past 6.¿Qué hora es? - Son las seis y cuarto.
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half past(
hahf
 
pahst
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. y media
I'll see you at half past seven.Te veo a las siete y media.
I'll start the call at five and end it at half past.Empezaré la llamada a las cinco y la terminaré a las cinco y media.
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