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"Mae hi'n chwarter i naw."

Translation:It is quarter to nine.

February 3, 2016

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohanAulin

Is it really correct to say "it is quarter to nine" as opposed to "it is a quarter to nine"? It sounds wrong to me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 1888

I think both are acceptable and may vary with mood and speed of speech.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Doshia2

Here in Colorado, "quarter of" and "quarter to" and "quarter until" are all the same.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/enfys76

My answer: It's 8.45. No?!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EllisVaughan

It's a language learning system they aren't looking for number.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 1888

Eight forty-nine might be accepted, perhaps, except at this stage they're doing the quarter/half past/to approach. So they may only be accepting the equivalent English usage.

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