Questions tagged with punctuation

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breaking up a long sentence
How do I break up a long sentence with lists other than the use of commas? My sentence begins "Combining ...
longsentence commas semi-colon punctuation 0 votes, asked Jul 25 by Melanie Murphey
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Comma with Subjects and Verbs
Grammarly Handbook tells us not to separate a subject from its verb. However, their first example seems confusing to me: ...
comma punctuation +1 vote, asked Jul 22 by Rus
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Correct use of the comma
Is it necessary to put a comma between 'constitution' and 'guaranteeing' in the following sentence:"no constitution guaranteeing freedom of expression"Since ...
comma punctuation 0 votes, asked May 23 by Ki Zaru
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How to punctuate a quote within dialogue
He says, "I was thinking about Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 116.' 'Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments.'" ...
punctuation quotes 0 votes, asked May 20 by Robin
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uitizing a question and answer as the thesis - ok? puctuation correct?
What do Kendrick Johnson, al Qaeda, aliens, Don Henley, and Shakespeare all have in common: the psychological and social phenomena ...
question punctuation thesis 0 votes, asked Apr 12 by Tara Parker
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Purpose of proper grammer
When someone is trying to get a proper point made the use of puctuation can make a huge impact.
punctuation 0 votes, asked Mar 08 by Anna Hensley
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Assistance with punctuation for this poem I'm writing for children's book?
[word recommendation, punctuation suggestions?] There is a silly family, with some very silly kids. Mommy, Daddy, Colin and Elly. Each ...
poem punctuation book Word-choice children 0 votes, asked Dec 31 '13 by Joshua F. Rountree
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Is this punctuated correctly?
Is this punctuated correctly? My non-tech-savvy boyfriend just found out I had an amazon wish list, said, "Thank you jesus!", ...
punctuation 0 votes, asked Dec 20 '13 by Katie
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What's wrong with my sentence! Please Help!
So, I'm doing a play, and Iam acting as a nurse.. I had to write my own script, I was ...
grammar english spelling punctuation 0 votes, asked Dec 16 '13 by Mia Vaafusuaga
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Period after a period?
I am trying to end a sentence with the time of day. Which is correct? We will leave at 8:30 ...
Abbreviation ending punctuation 0 votes, asked Oct 03 '13 by Rebekah
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which one of the following is correct ?
which one of the following is correct ?? 1; Programmer's in India. 2; Programmers in India. the one with apostrophe ...
punctuation apostrophe 0 votes, asked Oct 01 '13 by Faheem Rasheed
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When to use a Comma or Semicolon
In this sentence, which makes more sense, the semicolon or the comma? Here's how I think this should work; put ...
punctuation comma Semicolon 0 votes, asked Sep 21 '13 by Mikiah Fender
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Punctuating terms that are explicitly referred to
Hi. I have a question about punctuating terms or letters when they are referred to explicitly. Should they be placed ...
punctuation 0 votes, asked Sep 12 '13 by Hughgo
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Which of these sentences is punctuated correctly, more grammatically correct, and why?
The patient had a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis, which by report showed appendicitis and inflammation. OR The ...
punctuation grammar 0 votes, asked Sep 12 '13 by Suzanne Smith
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On a side note I have little experience in actually playing ultimate frisbee, would that be a problem? Is it ...
punctuation comma grammar Sentence Structure 0 votes, asked Sep 05 '13 by Anonymous
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Is the punctuation correct?
What I'm aiming for, is to be a man that he can still look up to, when he's a man.
punctuation 0 votes, asked Aug 06 '13 by Nick
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What is wrong with the following question? I need to visit my friend, to wash my bike, and buy six ...
punctuation semi-colon comma Semicolon +1 vote, asked Jun 24 '13 by jasvir singh
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Punctuation (commas)
Hi, Is the punctuation in this sentence correct? "Also, if we go with the first option, can we make some ...
punctuation comma commas punctuations 0 votes, asked May 22 '13 by Astra
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Punctuation (commas)
Hi, Is the punctuation in this sentence correct? "Also, if we go with the first option, can we make some ...
punctuation comma commas punctuations +1 vote, asked May 22 '13 by Astra
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using hyphen
1. "As a result - significant progress was achieved." 2. "the nice property of averaging - it allows a consistent ...
punctuation hyphen sentences correction 0 votes, edited May 13 '13 by attempt
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To use an apostrophe or not to use.
I'm just wondering which of these is the correct way of writing this sentence. Not sure if the apostrophe in ...
apostrophe Sentence punctuation 0 votes, asked Apr 21 '13 by lee leeeder
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Logical Punctuation
I am an American but am a stickler for logical punctuation, yet, notwithstanding diligent research on the Net, I do ...
punctuation 0 votes, edited Apr 16 '13 by Mike G
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comma after a spelled-out date
Which is correct: The meeting is scheduled for April 14, 2013, at the northside office. The meeting is scheduled for ...
comma punctuation dates 0 votes, asked Apr 05 '13 by AngiB
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"or if not" and "if yes" punctuation
Hi, I am not sure if I have correctly put the punctuation in the following sentences: "Do you happen to ...
punctuation sentences or if 0 votes, asked Mar 15 '13 by Astra
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Punctuation: how do I use '※ ※ ※' to separate ideas?
Recently I saw these '※ ※ ※' being used like I've never seen before. I'm used to seeing ※ ※ ...
punctuation separate ideas how 0 votes, edited Feb 18 '13 by Iain Sutherland
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"Board of Directors" or board of directors? - on a resume
My client has "Served as a voting member of Board of Directors" and also "completed program focused on. . . ...
capitalization punctuation board of directors 0 votes, asked Nov 28 '12 by Julie Mendez
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Which is correct? and why? And just 12 years to enter petaflop territory in 2008 (Roadrunner). or And just 12 ...
punctuation -1 votes, asked Nov 04 '12 by srinivasan n
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Does this sentence need any commas? Grammarly reviews my essays before I turn them in to make sure they are ...
comma punctuation run-on 0 votes, asked Oct 22 '12 by Anonymous
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Comma use
Here is the sentence as the author wrote it: These habitats are home to many birds, from great birds of ...
punctuation 0 votes, asked Jul 16 '12 by Patsy Inglet
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Is comma required after the room ? When he entered the room he saw the vase broken
punctuation 0 votes, asked May 26 '12 by Muk
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