2016 November

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Stand Up For / To

Stand Up For/ To Stand Up For = to defend a person/ group or idea who is being criticized or attacked Ex: If we see someone getting bullied, we should “stand up for them” and defend them from the bully. Ex: I’m proud that I wasn’t afraid to “stand up for myself” when they said […]

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How to Use “Quotation Marks”

1) Use quotation marks when quoting someone directly. (Jane said, “I will meet you for lunch.”) 2) Use quotation marks around the titles of articles, poems, short stories, songs, and TV shows. The larger works are italicized. (Richard Burton performed the song “Camelot” in the 1960 Broadway musical Camelot.) 3) In American English, periods and […]