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Can I quote you on that (=repeat exactly what you have said about something)?
The official was quoted as saying that he didn’t care about jobs.
She claimed to be quoting from an official report.
They quoted us $500 to replace the whole window.
How much did they quote for the job?
He quoted the example of a 40-year-old man who has been waiting nearly two years for an operation.
He said he was, quote, sick and tired of it, unquote.
They do it because it’s the quote unquote thing to do.
This is the American English definition of quote. View British English definition of quote.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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