Amy
how to use the semicolon ";" in English articles? how to use the semicolon ";" in English articles?
Aug 13, 2014 12:09 PM
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Hi Amy, for your reference, kindly check below. Semicolon *Use a semicolon to join 2 independent clauses when the second clause restates the first or when the two clauses are of equal emphasis. --Road construction in Dallas has hindered travel around town; streets have become covered with bulldozers, trucks, and cones. *Use a semicolon to join 2 independent clauses when the second clause begins with a conjunctive adverb (however, therefore, moreover, furthermore, thus, meanwhile, nonetheless, otherwise) or a transition (in fact, for example, that is, for instance, in addition, in other words, on the other hand, even so). -Terrorism in the United States has become a recent concern; in fact, the concern for America's safety has led to an awareness of global terrorism. *Use a semicolon to join elements of a series when individual items of the series already include commas. -Recent sites of the Olympic Games include Athens, Greece; Salt Lake City, Utah; Sydney, Australia; Nagano, Japan.
August 13, 2014
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August 13, 2014
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