You can say quote
before and unquote
after a word
, or quote, unquote
before or after it, to show
that you are quoting someone or that you do not believe
that a word or phrase used by others is accurate
He drowned in a boating quote 'accident' unquote.
We've only had an 'average', quote, unquote, kind of recession.
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