- Colons and semicolons always go outside the quotation mark.
Bill said, “I’ll go to the dentist next week;” now we’ll see whether he’ll follow through.
Bill said, “I’ll go to the dentist next week”; now we’ll see whether he’ll follow through.
- If only yes or no is quoted, you don’t have to use quotation marks.
Jim said yes.
Jim said, “Yes.”
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