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Exclamation Point Goes Outside

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Sometimes the exclamation point goes outside the closing quotations marks.

When 911 took the call, the operator said, "I'm on a break now"! (Exclamation point showing the writer's exclamation goes outside the ending quotation marks. No additional punctuation is necessary to end the sentence.)

 

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