quote —— unquote


quote —— unquote
informal
used parenthetically to indicate the beginning and end of a quotation.
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  • quote, unquote — As an abbreviation for the noun quotation, quote is an informal coinage (neologism) that should not appear in serious writing: This is a quotation (not quote) from the Bible. As a verb, quote means to copy or repeat the words of someone else, to… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • quote...unquote — spoken phrase if someone says ‘quote’ before a word or phrase, they are showing that they are repeating someone’s words exactly, and they often say ‘unquote’ at the end He said he was, quote, sick and tired of it, unquote. Thesaurus: expressions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quote Unquote — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Es el primer y único single del grupo Mr.Bungle. Un vídeo fue grabado y estrenado en MTV, obtuvo poca rotación y fue quitado inmediatamente por su contenido, en especial la escena en la que los miembros salían… …   Wikipedia Español

  • quote unquote — spoken phrase used before or after a word or phrase for emphasizing that you do not agree with it or approve of it They do it because it’s the quote unquote thing to do. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing how bad something issynonym Main entry: quote …   Useful english dictionary

  • quote … unquote — ˈquote (… ˈunquote) idiom (informal) used to show the beginning (and end) of a word, phrase, etc. that has been said or written by sb else • It was quote, ‘the hardest decision of my life’, unquote, and one that he lived to regret. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • unquote — 1935, from UN (Cf. un ) (2) + QUOTE (Cf. quote) (v.). Originally (obviously) in speaking; first written record is in a letter of e.e. cummings …   Etymology dictionary

  • Quote... Unquote — Infobox Radio Show show name = Quote... Unquote imagesize = caption = format = Panel game audio format = record location = runtime = 30 minutes creator = Nigel Rees starring = Nigel Rees producer = Tilusha Ghelani (Series 36 38) Claire Bartlett… …   Wikipedia

  • quote — I UK [kwəʊt] / US [kwoʊt] verb Word forms quote : present tense I/you/we/they quote he/she/it quotes present participle quoting past tense quoted past participle quoted *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to say or write words that someone else has… …   English dictionary

  • quote — quote1 [ kwout ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to say or write words that someone else has said or written: Can I quote you on that (=repeat exactly what someone has said about something)? quote someone as saying something: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • quote, unquote — informal 1) used parenthetically when speaking to suggest quotation marks, to precede a statement or passage that one is reciting or repeating, in particular ■ used to indicate the speaker s verbatim recitation of written words the brochure… …   Useful english dictionary