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quota
used in The Chocolate War

13 uses
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Definition
a required or fixed number or share
  • Read off the names of the boys who have reached or surpassed their quota.
    Chapter 22 (47% in)
quota = a required number
  • Usually, the guys have a quota of twenty-five boxes each to sell and the price is a dollar.
    Chapter 4 (22% in)
  • A series of blank rectangles had been drawn beside each name which, Leon explained, would be filled in as each student sold his quota of chocolates.
    Chapter 10 (17% in)
  • "Yes," Brother Leon intoned, "the quota is doubled this year because we have more at stake than ever before."
    Chapter 10 (49% in)
  • Usually he found some willing kid who'd gladly sell Archie's quota along with his own, figuring it was something special to be singled out by The Assigner of The Vigils.
    Chapter 10 (89% in)
  • It was better than sticking one kid with the entire quota, wasn't it?
    Chapter 10 (96% in)
  • Brother Leon had promised to put up a special honor roll on the bulletin board in the main first-floor corridor for those who made their quota or exceeded it.
    Chapter 14 (12% in)
  • A quota of fifty boxes.
    Chapter 14 (13% in)
  • It would be harder for the other guys to meet the quota—already they were groaning and moaning —but John was supremely confident.
    Chapter 14 (13% in)
  • And last year, the quota was half of what has to be sold this year.
    Chapter 22 (36% in)
  • Those are the only ones who either made the quota or topped it, Brother Leon.
    Chapter 22 (59% in)
  • How many guys reached the fifty quota today?
    Chapter 29 (73% in)
  • You've made the quota, Parmentier.
    Chapter 30 (26% in)

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