Meaning of QUOTE in English

QUOTE

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

air quote

oft-repeated/quoted etc

oft-repeated advice

verbatim account/quote/report etc

a verbatim account of our conversation

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

example

He quotes the example of diversifying sources of supply.

We all quote more memorable examples .

One can, therefore, quote only examples of this range, and two are given below.

The experience of Maydown Precision Engineering in Derry was quoted as an example of trade unions being relevant in fighting unemployment.

figure

When she quoted a figure that was lower than usual the caller immediately fixed an appointment.

Ministers should argue the figures with the Duke of Edinburgh - I am quoting figures from the Rowntree report.

The government likes to quote a figure of $ 3 billion for the foreign investment it has attracted.

I didn't actually read it, but a friend of mine quoted the figure of 1 million.

Unfortunately, he double counts in quoting a figure of £44 million - Sir Peter Emery Over four years.

I will quote some specific figures that give credibility to amendment No. 7.

I can quote a final figure to the hon. Gentleman, as he enjoys my quoting figures.

These breeding season data suggest a marked decrease since 1938, when Walpole-Bond quoted a figure of 500 pairs for south-west Sussex.

figures

Ministers should argue the figures with the Duke of Edinburgh - I am quoting figures from the Rowntree report.

I will quote some specific figures that give credibility to amendment No. 7.

I can quote some of the figures on the cuts in regional selective assistance in the period in question.

minister

It is only in order to quote a Minister .

name

There are exceptions, of course; anyone can quote the names of a few specialists who have attained local or even national eminence.

A longtime airline pilot, who did not want to be quoted by name , said weather conditions were ripe for icing.

I never knew his name; if I wanted to quote him by name , I would have to get permission.

Please quote name , delivery address, telephone number and preferred delivery date.

The Standard published competition results and golf scores in detail throughout the season, quoting names and gross scores without blushing.

An easy way to impress novices is by quoting the latin names of various sea creatures.

I therefore asked Eliot if I might quote his name as a reference.

number

Now they can quote the numbers to prove it.

Please contact Charles Cliffe directly quoting your membership number at.

Please always quote the reference number shown on your confirmation account, and the departure date.

Several reports have quoted numbers of affected and unaffected relatives of Crohn's disease patients, including twins.

Alternatively, you can telephone your order, quoting a credit card number .

Please quote the post reference number .

When making your booking, please quote your subscription number to qualify for the discount.

passage

I have quoted the passage from which the phrase comes, showing how Wells was painfully aware of our duality.

Critics of Darwin who quote that passage with which I started do not usually run it on.

Why did he not quote the decisive passages which they contained?

price

But an estimator can call at the customer's home, take measurements and quote a price .

Spreads in the investment-grade market were quoted unchanged and junk-bond prices were flat, traders said.

In quoting a price we have to work out everything needed to teach students.

The company quotes a target retail price of £300.

If he was willing to part with stock as well, the market-maker would quote a two-way price .

He would sometimes ask the runner directly, before quoting a price .

In practice, managers usually quote prices somewhere in that band, with a dealing spread of about 6 or 7 percent.

rate

Banks quote spot rates against the dollar.

The average quoted turnover rate still hovers at 10 percent in spite of worker bonuses, free healthcare and rides to work.

To make these figures seem less alarming, banks prefer to quote rates on a monthly basis.

reference

To place your order by telephone, call anytime, including weekends quoting reference no: 41-A-ROB.

Please always quote the reference number shown on your confirmation account, and the departure date.

Please quote the post reference number.

source

Planning and producing written work, quoting sources , checking: these too are often daunting tasks for the student.

The Indianapolis Star-News quoted an unidentified source who confirmed the Cardinals had called.

But the Associated Press quoted convention sources as saying Pataki balked at his assigned topic, immigration.

The Washington Post, quoting unidentified sources , reported Tuesday that Johnson might be willing to admit he made a mistake.

verse

A woman who reads her Bible, can quote chapter and Verse in any given situation.

He just quoted the verses , smiled, and said they would bring him great success.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

give/quote sb chapter and verse

She can give him chapter and verse on Finance Acts and other current legislation, and is rigorous in keeping up to date.

take/quote sth out of context

Jennings accused the program of quoting him out of context .

By confusing unrelated issues and taking information out of context , you do readers a great disservice.

This has been taken completely out of context .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Dr. Morse quoted three successful cases in which the drug was used.

He was always quoting clever sayings from Oscar Wilde's plays.

I don't think the company is doing very well, but don't quote me on that.

If you call the hotel directly, you may get a rate lower than those quoted by travel agents.

To quote from the report: "6000 children die each day from curable diseases."

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A woman who reads her Bible, can quote chapter and Verse in any given situation.

Against the yen, the dollar was last quoted at 78. 94 from 78. 49 yesterday.

But the man didn't quote Scripture, just drifted away.

He remembers a line Mariah used to quote from a poem by Pablo Neruda.

In his charming and informative book on Dada, Hans Richter quotes Hausmann on the meaning of photomontage.

It would be unfair to make too many demands of the statements I have quoted.

The text, quoted in the epigraph to this chapter, foresees the reestablishment of a renewed and glorious Jerusalem.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

stock

This free software uses the Internet to deliver a stream of news, stock quotes and other information right to your desktop.

These include a stock quote query, which asks you for a ticker symbol and then tells you to wait.

Navigator 2. 0 lets businesses publish a variety information, including catalogs or live stock quotes .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

take/quote sth out of context

Jennings accused the program of quoting him out of context .

By confusing unrelated issues and taking information out of context , you do readers a great disservice.

This has been taken completely out of context .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Currently, traders' names are displayed on Nasdaq quotes but not on Instinet screens.

Order-driven trading is different from the traditional market-making system, which has a middleman providing quotes.

Tax collector turned apostle; he wrote the first Gospel between 60 and 90, which contains quotes from the Old Testament.

The Court held that he need not state expressly that his quote was a fair quote.

They then gave me a quote .

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.