LJB_SemiColons

LJB_SemiColons - ; consequently he became very fat. At the...

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    Semi-colons Where should they go? ;
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Colons and Semi-colons Like commas and full tops they mark the  places where you would pause when  speaking.   : ;
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Each punctuation mark has a certain  strength. The comma is the weakest mark, then comes the semi-colon. The colon is stronger than the semi-colon, but weaker than the full stop. , ; : .
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Semi-colon A semi-colon can sometimes be used to  replace a full stop.  It links two complete  sentences and turns them into one. A  semi-colon can sometimes be used to  replace a full stop.  It links two complete  sentences and turns them into one.
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Here’s how The door swung open ;  a masked figure strode in. He never took any exercise
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Unformatted text preview: ; consequently he became very fat. At the circus we saw a clown juggling with swords and daggers ; a lion who stood on a ball ; a fire eater with flashing eyes ; and an eight year old acrobat. She was very tired ; she had worked late the night before. Have a go! 1. The rabbit had been sadly neglected it was in an awful state. 2. John opened the drawer it was empty. 3. The wedding invitations have all been sent out two hundred guests are expected. 4. Tom was very clever and worked hard he deserved to pass all his Sats. 5. Sallys birthday is in November Johns is in September....
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EDUCATION 320 taught by Professor Professorlemont during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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