Punctuation marks (“ ”) that set off dialogue, quoted material, titles of short works, and definitions. When something must be quoted inside a quotation, single quotation marks are used: “‘Religion,’ according to Karl Marx (see also Marx), ‘is the opiate of the masses.’”
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Eric Garcetti succeeded Villaraigosa and has received high marks in his first year and a half on the job.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Not exactly a happy quotation over a nature background like some of the images floating around in the blogosphere!
That the selection process is even being discussed and written about marks something of a unique moment in American politics.
The trouble is, as all of these question marks suggest, that there is no “classic” case of rape.No Wonder Cosby's Keeping Quiet: He Could Still Be Prosecuted|Jay Michaelson|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This month marks the thirty-year anniversary of the publication of ‘Why Men Love War.’
Which latter circumstance he begged Mr. Perker to note, with a glowing countenance and many marks of indignation.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
The father of Mr. Stacy Marks predestined him for the coach-building business.
The child who has got languages from its governess, therefore, marks time—that is to say, wastes time in these subjects at school.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Whether in its public or private circumstances, all bore the marks of universal excommunication.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The war credit bank of Greater Berlin, for instance, was established with a capital of 18 millions of marks, of which 25 per cent.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips