Questions tagged with quotation

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Single or double quotation marks?
People always tell me "Darling, you need to calm down!". People always tell me 'Darling, you need to calm down!'. ...
quotation speech british +1 vote, asked Oct 21 by Lem
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Punctuation with semi colon and a quotation
When writing in American style, can I put a semi-colon that was not part of the original quote before the ...
semi-colon quotation punctuation 0 votes, asked Jul 01 by Mary Reinhardt
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When should a comma precede an opening quotation mark?
Should a comma always precede an opening quotation mark, or are there exceptions?
quotation comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Jun 11 by Deep
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Quoting an Author
Depending on the placement in my sentence, do I ignore the ending punctuion of a quotation? Example: Line to quote ...
quotation punctuation 0 votes, asked Jun 01 by Conrad Turuk
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Who do I quote?
I know that if in an article, I indirectly ( paraphrase) cite an author that indirectly cites (paraphrase) an expert, ...
quote quotation 0 votes, asked Apr 22 by Annie
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Commas and periods inside quotation marks
Hi, My two examples: She smiled, "Hi, my name's Mary," and gave him a nod. She smiled, "Hi, my name's ...
commas quotation marks periods 0 votes, asked Mar 09 by Roy van Bragt
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Comma usage directly after a quotation
Here is the sentence I am editing:Marcus responded with a "Yes, ma'am!" But he sounded drained and his voice was ...
comma commaplacement quotation punctuation 0 votes, asked Feb 20 by Kat
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Quotation Punctuation
I'm second guessing myself for some reason and now I need your help. While the ball flew at us with ...
quotation exclamatory periods punctuation 0 votes, asked Nov 01 '14 by David
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Quotation marks
I have come upon sentences where there is a break in the quotation, like: "Well, you see" - he looked ...
quotation 0 votes, asked Oct 04 '14 by Siahara
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Full stops/periods and their place in relation to quotes
I think there is a problem with Grammarly as it is at present. For example, if I say in some ...
periods quotation 0 votes, asked Apr 27 '14 by Leon Le Leu
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How would I put a third level quotation?
Would the quotation in this sentence make sense? John said, "Mary said to Partrick, 'Do you know what Jack said? ...
quotation dialogue 0 votes, asked Aug 08 '13 by Spencer N.
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Commas for quoted word in middle of a sentence.
Do we need to use commas to offset a quoted word in the middle of a sentence? For instance, if ...
quotation quotations Sentence commas middle 0 votes, edited Jun 28 '13 by Leikela
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comma always inside quotes
Student is writing a sentence with the following..... The following books are, "Example 1" by John Smith, "Example 2" by ...
comma quotation title 0 votes, asked May 14 '13 by jkerge
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How do I alter a quote from a movie to make sense in a paper?
I am trying to quote a movie, specifically "The Greatest Movie Ever Sold." The direct quote from the movie is ...
quotation quotations citations 0 votes, edited May 09 '13 by Kacie Loura
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Commas and quotation marks
I understand how to use a comma with a direct quote: He said, "That's nice." or "That's nice," he said. ...
commas quotation +1 vote, asked Jan 22 '13 by Ross Edwards
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Quotation Marks - Communist article
Hello, the sentence I am having trouble with is below and is how I think it should be: A country ...
quotation 0 votes, asked Jan 16 '13 by Richard Dyson
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