Meaning of QUOTE in English

QUOTE

I.

noun

1 words taken from a book, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ famous , memorable , quotable

▪ direct , exact , verbatim

a direct ~ from this morning's paper

▪ anonymous

VERB + QUOTE

▪ take

~s taken from various lifestyle magazines

▪ attribute

QUOTE + VERB

▪ come from sth

The ~ of the week comes from Mae West.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ from

a ~ from Albert Einstein

2 price that will be charged for a piece of work ⇨ See ↑ quotation

ADJECTIVE

▪ written

▪ free

VERB + QUOTE

▪ give (sb)

▪ get , obtain

Always get a written ~ before proceeding with work.

▪ accept

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ for

a ~ for the rental of the equipment

3 quotes punctuation marks showing speech

ADJECTIVE

▪ double , single

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~s

If you take text from other sources, place it in ~s.

II.

verb

1 repeat exactly what sb has said/written

ADVERB

▪ at length , extensively

She ~s extensively from the author's diaries.

▪ in full

The passage is ~d in full.

▪ accurately , exactly

▪ directly

▪ selectively

▪ approvingly , with approval

▪ above , below , earlier , here , previously

The new text of Article 92, ~d above, gives member states more discretion on this issue.

PREPOSITION

▪ as

She is wrongly ~d as saying ‘Play it again, Sam.’

▪ from

He ~d from Shakespeare.

They ~d from the Bible.

2 give sth as an example

ADVERB

▪ frequently , often

PREPOSITION

▪ as

an example that is often ~d as evidence of mismanagement

▪ on

Don't ~ me on this but I think the figure is in excess of £2 billion.

PHRASES

▪ widely ~d

the most widely ~d and influential study in this field

Quote is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ article , ↑ magazine , ↑ newspaper , ↑ report

Quote is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ article , ↑ author , ↑ excerpt , ↑ figure , ↑ lyrics , ↑ maxim , ↑ odds , ↑ paragraph , ↑ passage , ↑ phrase , ↑ price , ↑ reference , ↑ report , ↑ scripture , ↑ source , ↑ word

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