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"It's ten to seven." in German is

Es ist zehn vor sieben.


     n. (music) E-flat
     n. (psychoanalysis) id
     pron. Nominative and accusative neuter third-person singular personal pronoun
          Wo ist das Buch? Es liegt auf dem Tisch. - Where's the book? It’s on the table.
          Wo ist das Kind? Ich habe es. - Where is the child? I have it.
     v. third-person singular present of sein
          v. (copulative, with a predicate adjective or predicate nominative) to be
               Das ist schön. - That is beautiful.
               Das ist ein Auto. - That is a car.
          v. (with a dative object and certain adjectives) to feel, (to experience a condition)
               Usage: In this sense sein is always conjugated in the third person singular and takes a Dative noun. The impersonal subject es may be present, but is often taken as implied. For example: "Mir i
     n-f. ten (number)
     n-f. ten (playing card)
     num. (cardinal) ten (numerical value represented in Arabic numerals as 10)
     prep. in front of, ahead of (relative location in space)
     prep. before, prior to, ahead of (relative location in time)
     prep. ago (location in the past relative to the present)
          vor drei Tagen - three days ago
          vor einiger Zeit - a while ago
     n-f. seven
     n. (gerund of sieben); the act of sifting
     n. dative plural of Sieb
     v. to sift; to sieve