I wanted to do grep for keywords with double quotes inside. To give a simple example:
echo "member":"time"|grep -e "member\""
The problem is that you aren't correctly escaping the input string, try:
echo "\"member\":\"time\"" |grep -e "member\""
Alternative you can use unescaped double quotes within single quotes:
echo '"member":"time"' |grep -e 'member"'
It's a matter of preference which you find clearer although the second approach prevents you from nesting your command within another set of single quotes (e.g.