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in/from ... quarters

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin/from ... quartersin/from ... quartersGROUP OF PEOPLEamong or from different groups of people Offers of financial help came from several quarters. Doubts were expressed in many quarters. quarter
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in/from ... quartersHe has spent about $ 100 in quarters telephoning community treatment agencies, with no luck.In her creaking quarters that Thursday night Mrs Ross, along with quite a few other passengers, penned notes to relatives.In some quarters the combined value is now put at about £225m.Luxury homes have always had extra lines to accommodate everything from maids' quarters to alarm systems.Finally, may reactions to the paper come thick and fast from all quarters!That would compare with 40 percent sales growth in previous quarters.However, there remains reluctance and hesitation in some quarters of the legal profession.There has been unhappiness in some quarters, occasional misunderstandings and ignorance, and a certain amount of unfortunate iconoclasm.
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