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    'I will go to Macau next week. My cousin lives there,' he said, 'he is two years...

    Please tell me whether I have used proper capitalization and punctuation in the sentence below.

    'I will go to Macau next week. My cousin lives there,' he said, 'he is two years older than me. He is a salesman.'

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    Re: 'I will go to Macau next week. My cousin lives there,' he said, 'he is two years.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Please tell me whether I have used proper capitalization and punctuation in the sentence below.

    'I will go to Macau next week. My cousin lives there', he said. 'He is two years older than me. He is a salesman.'
    See above. My amendments are in red. Note that this follows the British style. It might be different for AmE speakers.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: 'I will go to Macau next week. My cousin lives there,' he said, 'he is two years.

    In direct speech, rather than quotation, I would put the comma before rather than after.

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