quote, unquote

idiom

used in speech to show that one is exactly repeating someone else's words
He said he's been living under, quote, unquote, " intense pressure."

Examples of quote, unquote in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last month in Palo Alto, President Biden said his administration is taking quote, unquote, the most aggressive climate action ever. Fortune Editors, Fortune, 13 July 2023

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“Quote, unquote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quote%2C%20unquote. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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