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How do I cite a quote from another source in the text of my paper?

The article I read quoted a book. I want to use that quote in my paper.
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For the in-text citation, you'll use the words "as cited in" because it's a secondary source. For example:

Entwistle argues that “clothes reveal something of the relationship between the body a person has and the society in which that body finds itself, and how this body is made acceptable in that society” (as cited in Grimstad Klepp & Storm-Mathisen, 2005, p. 326).

On your References page, you'll only need to cite the article you read. There's no need to look up the reference for the indirect quote/secondary source.

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