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  1. GarethH

    Questions in speech

    I have a question within speech marks at the end of my sentence, should I finish the sentence with a full stop anyway?

    eg: The man asked, "What does this mean?".

    Is this wrong or right? I've had some people say that I need a full stop before I begin a new sentence, others say that I should begin a new sentence without a full stop, as the question mark in the speech ends my sentece.

    I'm terribly confused, help!

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