In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1comillas femeninoto open/close inverted commas — abrir/cerrar comillas
- Just for the record, you will note that the word ‘Alt’ is in inverted commas.
- It was that old newspaper trick of using single inverted commas, safe in the knowledge that most readers wouldn't know this meant it was a paraphrase.
- These are the author's italics, brackets, inverted commas, and the author's absurdly pretentious diction.
- When you say ‘the movies’ are you thinking of any movies in particular, thus the use of inverted commas?
- I deliberately put it in inverted commas in that written submission, cognisant of that very issue.
- I put the inverted commas in, as it's as much about the word ‘design’ and what it means, as the practice of design.
- The comment is not intended ironically, no inverted commas are used.
- It sounds as if the entire text is being spoken in inverted commas.
- Aren't the elements of sexism and racism all in inverted commas and hence essentially playful and harmless?
- I use inverted commas because I believe we don't actually own it but lease it from the Americans.
- One of these days, I might learn to express myself without the aid of implied inverted commas.
- I use inverted commas advisedly, because there is nothing less real than a TV reality show.
- Clara used her fingers to suggest inverted commas.
- I put the word in inverted commas because this isn't like the classrooms I remember from school.
- Lawrenson simply underlines or puts inverted commas around what Hansen says.
- The inverted commas indicate that neither term is entirely appropriate.
- The inverted commas indicate the workings of an inferiority complex.
- Inhabiting the treacherous world that lies between literary criticism and psychoanalysis, Phillips is someone for whom reality can never appear in print without being modestly clothed in inverted commas.
- Conventional ambiguous usage will be indicated by inverted commas.
- I like to think of it as ‘popular’ - in inverted commas - music, whatever that is.
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