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I know that we should not capitalize titles in general except when in front of a name or used as a direct address or replaces a proper name (not certain of this last point). However, I cannot determine if it is used as an address or replaces their name in the following sentence and thus I'm not sure whether to capitalize or not:

"Oh, I see," said the attorney general.

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    This is a matter of style and will vary from source to source. Wikipedia doesn't capitalise it. That said, if it appears as part of someone's title it may be capitalised when it otherwise wouldn't: "Oh, I see," said Attorney-General John Smith. – jsheeran May 15 at 10:19

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