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 Meanings and Examples of QUOTE
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quote
 v.  name the price of; state a price for securities, goods, or services
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  As to what occurred there, we cannot do better than quote the old hunter's own account, as duly recorded in Dr. Watson's Journal, to which we are already under such obligations.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2  I only quote this as a trivial example of observation and inference.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
3  So far I have been able to quote from the reports which I have forwarded during these early days to Sherlock Holmes.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
4  I could even quote a passage of your letter.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
5  Next there followed a few reflections of a correctitude so remarkable that I have no choice but to quote them.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
6  To quote that requires no great wisdom, for the experience of ages has shown us that, in the agricultural calling, man has ever remained more moral, more pure, more noble than in any other.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
7  In that case, I don't understand the gentleman you quote.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
8  I quote literally: "One hides one's pear or one's apple as best one may."
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS
9  It is a shame that I am ignorant, otherwise I would quote to you a mass of things; but I know nothing.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
10  I think nothing; I quote a fact, that is all.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 44 THE UTILITY OF STOVEPIPES
11  I can quote to you thousands of instances.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 3
12  "She walks in beauty like the night," he quoted.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
13  "The library's always the nicest room in the house," she quoted, and ran her eyes along the books.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
14  "Orts, scraps and fragments," she quoted what she remembered of the vanishing play.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 13
15  'Sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes,' he quoted.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  He said he could quote several instances of this behavior.
2  The two dealers finally quote prices for this car today.
3  Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures.
4  The poem is still under copyright, so you have to pay to quote it.
5  Below is a direct quote from a veterinarian who is involved in veterinary ethics.
6  The quote of the week comes from Mae West.
7  I got a number of suppliers to quote me their best prices.
8  She quoted from a newspaper article.
9  Various figures for US troop presence in Europe were quoted.
10  The judge quoted various cases in support of his opinion.
11  The nurses' union was quoted as an example of a responsible trade union.
12  Japan is often quoted as the prime example of a modern industrial nation.
13  The figures quoted in this article refer only to Britain.
14  The article quoted an unnamed source from the White House.
15  The company is now quoted on the stock exchange.