Questions tagged with semi-colon

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Punctuation: colon, semi-colon, dash, or other?
Hello, What is the best way to punctuate the following sentence: The list need only show the surnames: no other ...
punctuation colon semi-colon Semicolon dash +1 vote, asked Jan 15 by Ian Howlett
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Does this sentence make sense.
Finally after two scorching days in the blistering sun, the boys had reached their destination ; Kevin’s house. Should i ...
semi-colon Sentence punctuation punctuations comma +1 vote, edited Dec 05 '15 by Nishandeep
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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 '15 by Mary Reinhardt
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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 '14 by Melanie Murphey
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Comma vs SemiColon
In the following sentence, should there be a comma after marking paint? Or should it be a semicolon? Whether you're ...
comma semi-colon 0 votes, asked Feb 15 '14 by scott
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Is this proper use of a semicolon? Why, or why not?
Is the following statement proper use of a semicolon? Why, or why not? I will also be in late this ...
semi-colon 0 votes, asked Dec 06 '13 by cphoover
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is the semi-colon appropriate and should there be a comma after "specifically"? As characteried in the DSM-V, tic disorders are ...
semi-colon 0 votes, asked Oct 04 '13 by Suzanne Levere
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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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Colon, Semi-Colon, or Other?
Nuclear weapons within Pakistan are reportedly stored disassembled with each part kept in a different location; effectively requiring more than ...
colon semi-colon 0 votes, asked Oct 21 '12 by Victoria Godfrey
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