Colons and Semicolons - AGladue and DLugo

Colons and Semicolons - AGladue and DLugo - Colons and...

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Colons and Semicolons Colons and Semicolons Danny Lugo Andrew Gladue
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Use a colon to signal the reader that a series of Use a colon to signal the reader that a series of words, phrases, or clauses follows a complete words, phrases, or clauses follows a complete sentence. sentence. Examples: 1.The baseball coach claimed that the team's success stemmed from four things : consistent hitting, solid pitching, good fielding, and excellent teamwork. 2. The Greasy Spoon restaurant had several house specialties : a hot turkey sandwich, a roast pork dinner, a walleye platter, and a barbecued chicken wing basket.
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Use a colon to signal the reader that a second complete sentence explains a second complete sentence explains a closely related preceding sentence. closely related preceding sentence. Examples: 1.The supervisor's remark was straight to the point : I won't tolerate workers who show up late. 2. Religion and politics can be sensitive
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