Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

wijk in English:

1. quarter quarter

GNP increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.5% in the fourth quarter.
The company incurred a deficit of $400 million during the first quarter.
Do you think you can get me to Union Station by a quarter after?
Chinese quarter
In Korea, there's a popular theory that says that: "If you eat a quarter of an Iceberg lettuce, you will fall asleep". Thus, amongst truck drivers in Korea, lettuce is known as something that should not be eaten before work.
As the coach won't leave until quarter past seven, I'll call our friends first and then write some postcards.
If these tendencies continue, those aged 65 or more will account for a quarter of the population within 30 years.
I have received personal information, from a very high quarter, that a certain document of the last importance, has been purloined from the royal apartments.
In American money, a "quarter" is 25 cents; 4 quarters make a dollar.
He who is born for a dime, will never be worth a quarter.
We start class at nine o'clock, but he didn’t come until quarter past.
You can save money by buying a whole chicken and quartering it yourself.
Half of them were white people, one quarter were indian, and one quarter were African
At the end of the previous quarter, the board considered
María looked at the starry sky, with a quarter moon that illuminated that autumn night.

English word "wijk"(quarter) occurs in sets:

19. About houses (3)

2. district district

The weather is more changeable in mountain regions than in any other district.
The district attorney wasn't content with a two-year sentence.
The power plant supplies the remote district with electricity.
We wandered aimlessly around the shopping district.
district prosecutor
Research revealed that the same high truancy levels were to be found in every inner city district.
Who is this administration appointing for district supervisor?
The legend has come down in this district from olden times.
As we entered the shopping district Haruna's gaze darted about, just like she was a rustic from the hills, as she looked over the area.
This shopping district is the only high street in the local area; it stocks the whole line-up from products for daily life to school study equipment.
The fire and power outage resulted in a shortened workday at some exchanges in Manhattan's financial district.
In which Łódź district do you live?
I've just met the governor of the district. I live in a small residential district.
A factory is not suitable for a residential district.
Yamashita is a street in Naka district which is in Yokohama town of Kanagawa prefecture.