How do you quote when speaking?

4. Quoting a portion of dialogue: If you quote something a character says, use double quotation marks on the outside ends of the quotation to indicate that you are quoting a portion of the text. Use single quotation marks inside the double quotation marks to indicate that someone is speaking.

Do you say end quote?

For that, we’d say “end quote” or “ending quote” or maybe “closing quotation mark.” We wouldn’t call the mark itself an “unquote.” But if we’re talking about the quotation and not the punctuation, “unquote” has been used to signal the end of something quoted for more than 100 years.

What is a closed quote?

noun. the quotation mark used to end a quotation, usually ” or ‘. (used by a speaker to indicate the end of a quotation.)

How do I quote what someone said?

Use double quotation marks (“”) around a direct quote. A direct quote is a word- for-word report of what someone else said or wrote. You use the exact words and punctuation of the original.