How do quotations work?

How do quotations work?

Quotation marks are for when you want to use someone else’s words in your writing. Let’s say you want to write about something you heard your friend say. The second sentence contains an indirect quote, which is a paraphrased version of what John said. Quotation marks are used only with direct quotes.

What the quotation means?

A quotation is the repetition of a sentence, phrase, or passage from speech or text that someone has said or written. Quotations are also used to present well-known statement parts that are explicitly attributed by citation to their original source; such statements are marked with (punctuated with) quotation marks.

How do you use emphasis in a quote?

Quotation marks around single words can occasionally be used for emphasis, but only when quoting a word or term someone else used. Usually, this implies that the author doesn’t agree with the use of the term. He said he was “working”; it looked to me like he was procrastinating.

What is a quotation in business?

A quotation is a document that a seller provides to a buyer to offer goods or services at a stated price, under specified conditions. Also known as quotes, sales quotes, or sales quotations, quotations are used to let a potential buyer know how much goods or services will cost before they commit to the purchase.

What are air quotes called?

Air quotes, also called finger quotes (see also “scare quotes”), are virtual quotation marks formed in the air with one’s fingers when speaking. Air quotes are often used to express satire, sarcasm, irony or euphemism, among others, and are analogous to scare quotes in print.

What is difference between citation and quotation?

A citation is using a particular idea that you got from another author. A quotation is using the exact words of another author. Note that some people refer to a “citation” as a “paraphrase.”

What is export quotation?

Export quotation may take various forms: a verbal agreement, a telephone, telex, cable, fax, airmailed letter or E-mail. It may also be a pro-forma invoice, which is an outline of what the commercial invoice would be-showing all details of the shipment.