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Exclamation Point Goes Inside

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Sometimes the exclamation point goes inside the closing quotations marks.

The man cried out: "Fire! There's a fire! Call 911!" (Exclamation point that's part of the quotation goes inside. Notice that no additional punctuation is necessary to end the sentence.)

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