Questions tagged with punctuation

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Can you tell me how to punctuate Preservice teachers felt or Preservice teachers' felt Thanks
possessive punctuation 0 votes, asked Nov 26 by Stephenie
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Quotation marks
Everybody get down the women screamed when the car exploded
punctuation 0 votes, asked Nov 17 by
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Which punctuation choice is better?
In the following example, would you say that either a comma or a full stop (between "house" and "first") would ...
punctuation 0 votes, asked Nov 12 by Joseph
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A period after a surname?
Hi Grammarly! i'm currently doing some research on old New York City signage, and found a strange one. It's for ...
punctuation anachronisms historic 1900s 0 votes, asked Nov 11 by
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Can non-restrictive clauses be independent?
Here is what I mean: "The film isn't awful, there is no need to close the curtain on the franchise ...
non-restrictive independent punctuation 0 votes, edited Nov 06 by Joseph
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What is the right punctuation to use in this example?
"The book tells a wonderful tale; that of four river-bankers who get into various adventures." Is the second clause set ...
punctuation -1 votes, asked Nov 02 by Joseph
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Punctuation with it isn't/ it's just clauses.
"The music isn't bad, it just doesn't fit the rest of the atmosphere." If we were to strictly follow the ...
punctuation 0 votes, edited Nov 02 by Joseph
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H.W. Fowler - Outdated and Incorrect?
I have attempted to try and educate myself on strict, proper grammar usage recently. I read this chapter: from ...
punctuation semicolons comma coordinate Conjunction 0 votes, asked Nov 01 by Joseph
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To Comma or Not to Comma in "Your Spiritual Questions Answered"?
We have a feature on our website called "Your Spiritual Questions Answered" — my question is, should it be "Your ...
comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Oct 26 by Nabha Cosley
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professional email
Hello R, Thank you for taking the time to test me on October 1, 2015. It was a pleasure to ...
grammar Usage punctuation wordchoice +1 vote, asked Oct 06 by denise
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Comma Question
I'm unsure of the comma placement in these two sentences: "What I like best about my career in theater is ...
comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Oct 05 by sarah kay
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correct punctuation
Should there be a comma ( , ) before word 'than' , in a sentence .
punctuation comma 0 votes, asked Oct 02 by shahid
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Grammar (simple) - Something to do with possessive noun, plural, & punctuation.
I had an assignment of writing analysis/reflection of 10 crime documentaries. So, its one reflection/analysis for each of the 10 ...
grammar plural noun possesive punctuation +1 vote, asked Jul 29 by Elena Y. Mijares
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I am having a disagreement about the punctuation and grammar in a sentence.
Is the following sentence written correctly? I know it is not the best way to structure the sentence, however I ...
grammar punctuation commas sentence-structure 0 votes, asked Jul 24 by Clayton Stew
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"upside down" or "upside-down"
Which is correct, "upside down" or "upside-down"?
punctuation 0 votes, asked Jul 18 by Keskaowl
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Punctuation with semi colon and a quotation
When writing in American style, can I put a semi-colon that was not part of the original quote before the ...
semi-colon quotation punctuation 0 votes, asked Jul 01 by Mary Reinhardt
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Proper Punctuation
Is this sentence properly punctuated? Both options, namely 'Add to Contacts' and 'New Contact', are available on my phone.
punctuation 0 votes, edited Jun 16 by Abdul Quadir
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When should a comma precede an opening quotation mark?
Should a comma always precede an opening quotation mark, or are there exceptions?
quotation comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Jun 11 by Deep
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Correct use of semicolons.
I am trying to thank someone for a ticket to a comedy show and can't figure out if I'm using ...
Semicolon punctuation grammar +2 votes, asked Jun 07 by dylan
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Comma usage before and.
That's what happens when you say you'll do it and you don't. Should a comma precede the and?
comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Jun 06 by Deep
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Which sentence is correct?
Which of the following sentences is correct? "Stark Industries, Inc., is the greatest company in the world." OR "Stark Industries, ...
comma punctuation bussiness Style abbreviations +1 vote, asked Jun 02 by Kellie Powell
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Quoting an Author
Depending on the placement in my sentence, do I ignore the ending punctuion of a quotation? Example: Line to quote ...
quotation punctuation 0 votes, asked Jun 01 by Conrad Turuk
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Comma usage in imperative sentences.
Shut up and take my money! Should there be a comma preceding and? I think there shouldn't be as the ...
comma punctuation and 0 votes, asked May 28 by Deep
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Using comma before and.
The rule concerning using comma before and when both clauses are independant around it, is it mandatory? Is it used ...
comma and punctuation 0 votes, asked May 25 by Deep
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Comma usage before and.
I ate the sandwich, and paid the bill. Should there be a comma before the and? Aren't I ate sandwich ...
comma and punctuation 0 votes, asked May 25 by Deep
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Ellipses in fiction
Hi, I'm pretty confused about the proper way to format an ellipsis in fiction writing. I know it's largely a ...
ellipses fiction dialogue ellipsis punctuation +1 vote, asked May 24 by Matthew Bryan
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Comma usage.
Where should I go with no destiny but a weak heart? Where should I go with no destiny, but a ...
comma punctuation clause 0 votes, edited May 19 by Deep
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Use how many dots when a sentence ends with an ellipsis?
1. Surely a rude thing to do... 2. Surely a rude thing to do... . 3. Surely a rude thing ...
ellipsis punctuation +1 vote, edited May 17 by Deep
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Combining sentences [with Proper Punctuation]
A recent post has got me confused. Could anyone tell me how to combine these two sentences into one? Is ...
punctuation +1 vote, asked May 13 by Abdul Quadir
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Question or Statement?
The other day I was solving a maths problem when I came across this sentence. What's true of a parallelogram ...
punctuation Wh-question 0 votes, asked May 06 by Abdul Quadir
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