Ellipses in Quoted Matter Within the Sentence

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How do I use ellipses?

Ellipses in Quoted Matter Within the Sentence

If one or more words are omitted within a quoted sentence, use ellipsis marks to indicate the omission.

Example:
"During the past thirty-five years … we have been witnessing a change in buying habits."

   

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