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Question Mark Goes Outside

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  Ed Good  —  Grammar Tips

Sometimes the question mark goes outside the closing quotations marks.

Did the board really say, "We will consider the rules on charitable contributions"? (Question mark showing the writer's question goes outside.)

 

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