Translation of quotation mark in Spanish:

quotation mark

comilla, n.

noun

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    comilla feminine
    he meant it in quotation marks lo dijo entre comillas
    • Notice the condescension of the quotation marks in the first sentence.
    • I've never liked putting closing punctuation inside quotation marks.
    • Note the lack of quotation marks around the alleged quote above.
    • According to the rules of scholarship, if you borrow someone else's words, you put them in quotation marks.
    • But most American publishers always put the period and the comma inside the quotation mark.
    • Readers should be able to assume that every word between quotation marks is what the speaker or writer said.
    • We should refer to participants in Special Olympics as athletes and in no case should the word appear in quotation marks.
    • These words in quotation marks are taken directly from recent scoldings I've been offered.
    • Words in quotation marks are verbatim quotes from the hearing; all others are paraphrase.
    • He frequently puts quotation marks around the word schizophrenia, as if he is skeptical that the disorder even exists.
    • There are no quotation marks to mark the dialogue, no paragraph breaks for new speakers and many times the speaker is never even identified.