Full stops/periods and their place in relation to quotes

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I think there is a problem with Grammarly as it is at present. For example, if I say in some text:

 

She is just doing a little gardening but “nothing heavy”.

 

Grammarly wants to put the full stop/period before the last quote mark, but I'm not quoting direct speech. It would be different if I put:

 

She told me,"I am just doing little gardening but nothing heavy."

 

The position of the full stop/period in the quoted speech above should be before the final quote mark.

 

Grammarly seems to be unable to distinguish between these two situations. 

 

Leon

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See my answer to your other question. AmE puts the period before the quotation mark. If I were you, I'd add a request for a feature to distinguish between AmE & BrE.

link comment answered Apr 27 at 02:26 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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