Questions about quotations, a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker.

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Using quotes when not directly quoting

When writing, for example, “The answer to this question has to be ‘yes’.” However, quotes are used for the first part of the sentence, thus making “yes” surrounded by double quotes (if correct.) ...
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Proper name for a hypothetical quote or rephrasing

I've seen and used a usage of quote marks that I'm not sure is correct. If it is correct, I'd like to know what it is called. If it is incorrect, I'd like to know how to punctuate it correctly. Here ...