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From the get-go, hovering quotation marks become Abloh’s signature.
Here’s a synopsis, complete with many quotation marks because both Shia and Kanye are deeply quotable.
Also the use of quotation marks with the term, assault weapon, trivializes how Americans view these guns.
And while the book was indeed mentioned in Putin’s bibliography, the report found that nearly 16 pages of the thesis were copied word-for-word from the textbook without quotation marks, page citations and footnotes.
But Wohlleben doesn’t bother with quotation marks, because that would break the spell of his prose.
Historians such as Orlando Figes use the phrase in quotation marks, with longer explanation to inform the reader that the phrase hid mass slaughter.
Notwithstanding the listing of the candidate's name on the filing papers, spaces, periods, quotation marks, and commas necessary for proper punctuation shall be added by the secretary of state or the county clerk, as appropriate.
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Definition of quotation mark for English Language Learners
: one of a pair of punctuation marks “ ” or ‘ ’ that are used to show the beginning and the end of a quotation, to show that something is a title, to show that a word or phrase is being used in a special way, etc.
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