Lesson 373 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Quotation Marks

Use no quotation marks with indirect quotations. An indirect quotation often begins with the word that. Example: Betty said that she wished the election was final.
Instructions: Use quotation marks where needed in these sentences.
1. James stated that he had won the race.
2. Richard said, I was in second place until I fell.
3. Mom said that she was worried when she saw it happen.
4. Sue said, that was too bad.
5. I hope that you had fun, anyway, said his dad.
–For answers scroll down.

Answers:
1. James stated that he had won the race.
2. Richard said, “I was in second place until I fell.”
3. Mom said that she was worried when she saw it happen.
4. Sue said, “That was too bad.”
5. “I hope that you had fun, anyway,” said his dad.

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