Quotation Marks


Quotation marks are used at the beginning and end of a quotation or the actual words of a speaker or writer.


She said, "I am learning English well."
Jean wrote: "A few stars are hardly bigger than the earth."

Quotation Mark Rules

1. Quotation marks are used to emphasize any word in the sentence.

They were talking about the "new" plan of their friends.
This fruit is known as "medicine for weak people"

3. Quotation marks are used for the title of a book, essay, poem, etc and for the name of a ship, etc.

"The Toys" (a poem), "My Bank Account" (a story)
"The Wretched of the Earth" (a novel), "The Eisenhower" (a ship)

4. For a quotation within a quotation, enclosed by single quotation marks.

During the course of his speech, the minister said emotionally, "We cannot work efficiently without having the necessary ability which has often been described as 'technical and technological,' and here I explain how you can acquire it."

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