He had trouble in running and was value for more than three-quarters of a length. The Sun (2017)Three-quarters of the population think dropping litter has no excuse. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It needed three-quarters of an hour to make fast the weather side. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)The step up to a mile and three-quarters should be right up his street. The Sun (2011)It is perhaps three-quarters of a mile long by a third of a mile deep. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)This is despite the fact that about three-quarters of the population want to see that privilege revoked. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At the time of unification three-quarters of the population could neither read nor write. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The trench ran for three-quarters of a mile and the brigades that dug it worked regardless of frost and snow. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)The fact that three-quarters of people say fixing the economy is a top concern shows he has got his priorities right. The Sun (2014)There's one less than three-quarters of a mile away. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Three-quarters of the population buys at least one item a year there, spending 30 on average. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But he still managed to win, passing the post with three-quarters of a length in hand. The Sun (2012)Find yourself fantastic skin and you're three-quarters of the way there. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At the beginning of the twentieth century, about three-quarters of the population worked outside in natural daylight. Stay Well This Winter (1989)Three-quarters of an hour are gone; first winds are failing, and weight and numbers beginning to tell. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)For longer plays, the preparation time is more like three-quarters of an hour for each minute on stage. Working with Teenagers (1994)You will have enough mixture to fill them three-quarters of the way up, which is what you want. Times, Sunday Times (2015)More than three-quarters of the population think it's illegal to burn money and carrots help them see in the dark. The Sun (2007)Over the past 15 years those without access to a sanitary lavatory has dropped from more than three-quarters of the population to about half. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The findings suggest that the average is about five minutes, but the range varied from less than a minute to nearly three-quarters of an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is more exposed than his big rivals, but he has not been tested at a mile and three-quarters and might just relish the trip. The Sun (2015)Two-thirds now class their health and physique as a major priority, with three-quarters saying they have become more healthy in their eating habits as a result. The Sun (2016)
极少使用。在柯林斯辞典中， three-quarter 属于使用频率排在后 50% 的词语之一。
英式英语: three-quarter ADJECTIVE
You can use three-quarter to describe something which is three fourths of the usual size or three fourths of a standard measurement.
Choose short or three-quarter sleeves for summer.
three-quarter 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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