a quarter till [sth], a quarter 'til [sth] (US), a quarter to [sth], quarter to [sth] (UK)exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(15 minutes before the hour) (時間)
I'll meet you at a quarter till one... in the afternoon, of course.
till now, 'til nowadvadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
informal (up to the present moment)
I haven't had a good reason to go there till now.
till pointnnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (shop, store: cash register) (店)
till then, 'til thenadvadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
informal (until then: to a specified past moment)
I met my wife last May. Till then I'd never been in love.
up till, up 'tilpreppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."