Quotation Mark

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if you are quotating a person why would you have a quotation within a quotation.

asked Aug 14 '13 at 13:57 Orinzell Jacobs Henry New member

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The person would be quoting another person.

Bill said, "Mary said, 'John is coming at noon.'"

link answered Aug 14 '13 at 14:00 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

'Quotating' isn't a word. 'Quoting' is correct.

Lewis NeidhardtAug 14 '13 at 14:17

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