Quoted as saying

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Definition

Bruno was quoted as saying 'I have anosmia': Bruno said, Bruno's words were 'I have anosmia'
idiom
'This will be the best perfume of the summer', Bruno Delavigne was quoted as saying. Those were his actual words.

to quote: to cite, to repeat another person's words
verb
a quote, a quotation a phrase taken from a text, a citation

Examples

  • "Moira : The president was quoted as saying, 'I don't know who fired those missiles, but I will find out, and there will be repercussions."
  • "A New Orleans resident was quoted as saying, 'We'll just have to try harder next year."
  • "Witnesses were quoted as saying that it was a wonder an accident like this had not happened sooner and that it was a miracle that the passengers escaped unharmed."
  • "' When reminded that Zirconda is located nearly 3000 kilometers from mainland Europe, the minister was quoted as saying, 'So what?"

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