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How to Use Quotation Marks | Grammar Lessons

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I like to think of the quotation mark as

the punctuation that can save your job

or save your grade in the class and

that's because we use a quotation mark

to attribute ideas and words to the

original speaker so you use a quotation

mark to show that someone else has said

something either verbally or they've

written it on the page and if you don't

use the quotation mark when you are you

know duplicating someone's work is what

we call plagiarism we definitely want to

avoid that grammatically speaking

punctuating the quotation mark can be a

little bit tricky so I'll show you a few

examples quotation marks often take two

forms will either lead with the

quotation and give the attribution at

the end of the sentence or will lead

with the attribution and end with the

quotation so here's an example of how to