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- adj. Attributive form of ten past, noun.
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In the end it was ten-past seven when she eventually picked up the receiver to dial her cousin's number.
He grabbed at his watch and saw that it was ten-past ten.
I waited for him in the second consulting-room on the ground floor and joined him in my own room at about ten-past six.
I came in at about ten-past six to ask how much leave I’d got left on account of wanting a day off next week.