Questions tagged with semicolon

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Comma, period, or semicolon?
Is it wrong to have a comma after 'helping' in this sentence? Or should a period/semicolon go instead? Sentence: "All ...
comma period Semicolon 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Brian
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Semicolon before 'but'?
Would it be correct to have a semicolon before the word 'and' in this sentence: "I feel obligated to play ...
comma Semicolon 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Brian
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Would the use of an em dash and semicolon be correct in the use in this sentence?
Is the semicolon and em dash both used correctly in both of these sentences: "I don't know; it's just not ...
comma Semicolon Emdash 0 votes, asked Sep 23 by Brian
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Would the use of an em dash and semicolon be correct in the use in this sentence?
Is the semicolon and em dash both used correctly in both of these sentences: "I don't know; it's just not ...
Semicolon comma 0 votes, asked Sep 23 by Brian
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Would a semicolon in this list be required?
From my understanding, thanks to many people on this website, a semicolon has to be used in a list if ...
comma Semicolon list 0 votes, asked Sep 22 by Brian
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Is a semicolon in sentence required?
I've asked this question before but have never gotten a clear answer and is still bugging me. The question is: ...
comma Semicolon 0 votes, asked Sep 22 by Brian
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Does a semicolon or comma go after "Flamethrower" in this sentence?
I want to know if a comma or semicolon goes after the word "Flamethrower" in this sentence. If so, a ...
commas comma semicolons Semicolon 0 votes, asked Sep 21 by Brian
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Is a comma supposed to go behind 'which' or no? Also, should a comma or semicolon go after "STAB"?
I want to know if a comma I supposed to be added before the word 'which' in this sentence:"The new ...
comma Semicolon punctuation 0 votes, asked Sep 21 by Brian
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Comma after 'I don't know'?
Is it grammatically correct to write "I don't know, it's just not working properly," with a comma after "I don't ...
comma independentclause dependentclause Semicolon 0 votes, asked Sep 21 by Brian
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Which one of these is grammatically correct?
Which is grammatically correct? "Everybody reading this: have a great day and stay positive," "Everybody reading this: have a great ...
somma Semicolon independentclause 0 votes, asked Sep 21 by Brian
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Can 'so' start in the begging of this question?
Does it make sense to write: "I decided to clean my car. So if anyone's wondering why it's clean, there's ...
comma Semicolon independentclause dependentclause 0 votes, asked Sep 21 by Brian
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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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How would this sentence be written?
1. I don't know, it's just not working properly.2 I don't know; it's just not working properly.3I don't know. It's ...
comma Semicolon independentclause dependentclause 0 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Does this sentence need a comma before 'which'?
I want to know if the comma before 'which' is necessary. If it is/isn't necessary, I would appreciate brief explanation ...
comma which Semicolon 0 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Is a semicolon in this list required?
I read online that you should "use a semicolon between items in a list or series if any of the ...
Semicolon semicolons comma commas puncuation 0 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Semicolon or no semicolon in this list?
I need help on deciding wether or not I should use a semicolon (or a comma instead) in these two ...
Semicolon semicolons commas comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Do I need a semicolon in this list? If so, where do I put them?
I need help on deciding wether or not I should use a semicolon (or a comma instead) in these two ...
Semicolon semicolons comma commas +1 vote, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Semicolon used correctly?
Am I using the semicolon correctly in this passage below? Through this communication, Ron has identified a consistent theme; we ...
Semicolon 0 votes, asked Sep 06 by Rebecca Eberhardt
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semicolon
A semicolon is used to separate items in a list only when....?
Semicolon items in a list 0 votes, asked Sep 06 by Alicia
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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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Can I use a semicolon like this?
"Hello; I'm Matt" Can I use a semicolon like that? If not, is there any similar way I CAN use ...
Semicolon introduction hello 0 votes, asked Jun 15 by Matt Shaw
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About semicolon
I am writing my internship report. Can I use semicolon to describe my job like: " The tasks I was ...
colon Semicolon 0 votes, asked Jun 02 by 遠藤真衣
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Why is semicolon instead of colon used in the given sentence?
He nearly answered ; "You can go to blazes for all I care."
Semicolon colon 0 votes, asked May 31 by Blue Pearl
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Sentence Structure
Alright, so I'm unsure of the usage of the semi-colon in this sentence after the first fragment. Would a hyphen ...
Sentence Structure hyphen Semicolon 0 votes, asked Apr 06 by YeetGod McNeck
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Semicolon or Comma?
Do I use a semicolon and why? The sentence is, "The two take part in frequent bickering and repudiating, pointing ...
Semicolon grammar comma 0 votes, asked Apr 05 by Alyssa
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SEMICOLON HELP
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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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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Use of semicolon
Is the following use of semicolons correct? The plan is to connect the airport with South Boston by digging a ...
Semicolon semicolons +1 vote, asked Nov 30 '15 by Tural Alizada
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When does a list become complex and therefore need semicolons?
Hi all, Do lists need to be seperated by semicolons only when the items contain commas themselves? In the following ...
Semicolon comma +1 vote, edited Nov 01 '15 by Joseph
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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 '15 by dylan
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