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quotation marks

Quotation marks are most commonly used to indicate the exact words that someone else said. This is known as direct speech or direct quotation.
There are two forms of quotation marks: double quotation marks ( “ ” ) and single quotation marks ( ‘ ’ ). American English almost exclusively uses double quotation marks, while British English tends to favor single quotation marks.
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Translations
uvozovky
anførselstegncitationstegn
lainausmerkit
navodnici
tilvísunarmerki, gæsalappir
引用符
따옴표인용부호
narekovaji
citationstecken
เครื่องหมายคำพูดอัญประกาศ
dấu ngoặc kép

quotation marks

plAnführungszeichen pl, → Anführungsstriche pl; open/close quotation marksAnführungsstriche unten/oben; single/double quotation markseinfache/doppelte Anführungszeichen; to put a word in quotation marksein Wort in Anführungszeichen or -striche setzen

quotation marks

npl (Typ) → virgolette fpl
in quotation marks → tra virgolette

quote

(kwəut) verb
1. to repeat the exact words of a person as they were said or written. to quote Shakespeare / Shakespeare's words / from Shakespeare, `Is this a dagger which I see before me?'
2. to name (a price).
3. to mention or state in support of an argument. to quote an example.
quoˈtation noun
1. a person's exact words, as repeated by someone else. a quotation from Shakespeare.
2. a price mentioned (for a job etc).
3. the act of quoting.
quotation marks
marks (``'' or `') used to show that a person's words are being repeated exactly. He said `I'm going out.'

quotation marks

عَلامَاتُ الإقْتِبَاس, عَلَامَتا الإِقْتِباسِ uvozovky anførselstegn, citationstegn Anführungszeichen εισαγωγικά comillas lainausmerkit guillemets navodnici virgolette 引用符 따옴표, 인용부호 aanhalingstekens anførselstegn cudzysłów aspas кавычки citationstecken เครื่องหมายคำพูด, อัญประกาศ çift tırnak, ters tırnak işareti dấu ngoặc kép 引号
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Three days, at white heat, completed his narrative; but when he had copied it carefully, in a large scrawl that was easy to read, he learned from a rhetoric he picked up in the library that there were such things as paragraphs and quotation marks.
It's what I used to call--and still call in quotation marks `kindred spirits.
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Suarez, 791 F3d at 367 (alterations and internal quotation marks omitted); accord United States v.
All those people belong to the category of people for whom I don't use quotation marks.
All these use the standard syntax of quotation marks for phrase searching, site: for domain limits, and the--for NOT.
Among the topics are academic reading and learning, classification, summarizing, agreement in sentences, adjective and adverb, and quotation marks and italic.
The quotation marks around untimely are not meant speciously.
I quoted word for word, in quotation marks, exactly what he did say which was that White Dee is 'the classic Brummie stereotype, which of course, does nothing to improve on our reputation as a city without culture.