Questions tagged with dash

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Use of em dash
Is it correct to use an em dash in the following sentence: Not sure which is best for you—counseling or ...
em dash 0 votes, asked Sep 14 by Lynn
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Do em dashes always have to come in pairs?
I'm writing this letter to the department head of English at a college I'm interested in going to. I feel ...
dash commaplacement comma dashes appositive +1 vote, edited Sep 08 by Corryn
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Proper use of colon or em dash
Which character is gramatically correct when introducing a list afterwards? I'm writing something to this effect in a technical tutorial. ...
colon em dash list technical 0 votes, asked May 11 by Chris Schuck
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Dash in date range with month and year
Hey, quick question that I could not fined an answer to: "Sep 2000 – Mar 2004" or "Sep 2000–Mar 2004" ...
dash date year moth 0 votes, asked Mar 22 by b4bb
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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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Comma, semicolon; or em dash --
Hi, this is the first sentence of an essay describing my decision not to go to college immediately after high ...
comma Semicolon dash complex 0 votes, asked Apr 22 '15 by Todd Andrew
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When and how to use a "dash"
Hello, I'm in the process of proofreading a document and I find myself confused on the appropriate use of the ...
grammar punctuation dash dashes 0 votes, asked Dec 10 '14 by Maya
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What is the correct punctuation in this sentence?
Putting on her warm coat; which she normally did regardless of the weather, she took one last glimpse about and ...
comma colon Semicolon dash 0 votes, asked Apr 03 '14 by lee leeeder
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Was informed that kidney stones are caused by drinkin a lot of sweet beverages such as liquid and su
Was informed that kidney stones are caused by drinkin a lot of sweet beverages such as liquid and such things ...
k karachi had f dash 0 votes, asked Mar 19 '14 by Marlon Dutan
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Punctuation Choice in Strange Sentence - if-conditional/list
I am currently writing a document intended to be informational. Perfect grammar is to be sacrificed for readability. I am ...
if-conditional list comma dash 0 votes, asked Jul 29 '13 by Topknot
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Hi, I need help in uderstanding where I can use an em-dash. 1. Can I put an em-dash in a ...
dash dashes 0 votes, asked Mar 15 '13 by Astra
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dash usage
Is it correct to use a dash as part of a list but to set aside/give emphasis to certain items ...
dash list 0 votes, asked Feb 24 '13 by Kristine Garfinkel
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