Questions tagged with semi-colon

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Does this sentence need a comma before 'which'? And is there supposed to be a semicolon after 'STAB'
I want to know if the comma before 'which' is necessary. If it is/isn't necessary, I would appreciate brief explanation ...
comma semi-colon Semicolon independentclause dependentclause 0 votes, asked Sep 21 by Brian
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What puctuation should I use in this sentance?
I'm writing a sentance and can't figure out what punctuation to use. For context, I'm asking a person in a ...
comma semi-colon 0 votes, asked Aug 25 by Ryan
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Colons, Semi-Colons and Wind-sock puppets.
Hi there, I've always had an issue differentiating between colon/semi-colon use, and I've decided to knock it on the head. ...
colon colons semi-colon Semicolon punctuation +1 vote, asked Aug 18 by Silentius
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Comma or Semi-colon?
Which would be correct? "It's over; let's move on." or "It's over, let's move on."
comma semi-colon 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by MicheB
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Items In a paragraph
I'm helping my boss edit a manual. When listing items in a paragraph, I'm not sure if it's overkill/redundant - ...
colon semi-colon parenthesis +1 vote, asked May 23 by Sandy Robinson
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quote marks go in or out with a serial semi-colon?
Generally, does the semi-colon go inside or outside quotes? He wanted a car that was red in color; a quote ...
semi-colon lists 0 votes, asked Apr 27 by Sb
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Use of semi colon
Is the use of the semi colon in the following sentence correct? Hello my name is Mr. Joe E. Smith; ...
semi-colon 0 votes, asked Apr 15 by Keith Harry
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Did i properly use the semicolon in this passage? "Unfortunately, we still see these exact gender roles today, as well ...
Semicolon semi-colon semicolons Semi-hard Peniz +1 vote, asked Feb 24 by cedotillo
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Not sure if my use of semi-colons in this sentence are correct.
Did I format this sentence correctly? It is important for my paper that I include the title and religious background ...
commaplacement semi-colon sentence-structure listing 0 votes, asked Feb 12 by Alexis Ivey
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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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