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Can I quote you on that (=repeat exactly what you have said about something)?
She claimed to be quoting from an official report.
The minister was quoted as saying that he didn’t care about jobs.
He quoted the example of a 40-year-old man who has been waiting nearly two years for an operation.
How much did they quote for the job?
They quoted us £500 to replace the whole window.
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 British English definition of quote. View American English definition of quote.