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Punctuation: the colon, semicolon, and more

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Linking function of the colonThe colon as a separator
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Introduction to colonsGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
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Introduction to the semicolonSemicolons and complex lists
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Introduction to semicolonsGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Using semicolons and commasGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Using colons and semicolonsGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
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Italics and underliningUsing quotation marks in titlesParentheses
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Italics, underlines, and quotesGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Introduction to the parenthesisGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
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DashesHyphens vs. dashesEllipses
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Introduction to the dashGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Dashes and hyphensGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Introduction to the ellipsisGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

About this unit

Colons and semicolons are two valuable pieces of punctuation that separate sentence elements from each other. Learn more about how to use them here!