The Colon: a sentence gateway.


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The Colon: a sentence entryway. We know, in any case, what\'s going to come after this period.. I\'m going to let you know the names of my most loved breakfast sustenances.. That\'s privilege, a LIST of breakfast nourishments.. . The Colon: a sentence door. I\'m going to let you know the names of my most loved breakfast sustenances: meuslix, cornflakes, cereal, corn meal and sauce, and yogurt on toast..
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The Colon: a sentence gateway The colon comes at a point in the sentence where the sentence could reach a complete stop. I\'m going to let you know the names of my most loved breakfast nourishments. We could even put a period after "sustenances," would we be able to? Truth be told, we did.

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The Colon: a sentence gateway We know, be that as it may, what\'s going to come after this period. I\'m going to let you know the names of my most loved breakfast sustenances. Truth is stranger than fiction, a LIST of breakfast sustenances.

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The Colon: a sentence gateway I\'m going to let you know the names of my most loved breakfast sustenances : meuslix, cornflakes, cereal, corn meal and sauce, and yogurt on toast. What\'s more, the best possible accentuation imprint to set off this rundown from what goes before it is a colon . The colon "reports" that a rundown is going to tail; it is the portal to that rundown.

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The Colon: a sentence gateway My most loved breakfast nourishments are meuslix, cornflakes, cereal, corn meal and sauce, and yogurt on toast. Would I utilize a colon in the sentence above? No, in light of the fact that the sentence does not stop here. Rather, the sentence streams directly into the rundown. A colon would not be fitting here.

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The Colon: a sentence gateway Examine this next sentence deliberately. Our math mentor needs only one thing from us that we attempt our best. Here, we have an autonomous thought (finishing with "us"). taken after by another sort of completer (a thing condition).

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The Colon: a sentence gateway To set off this completer, this clarification , we can utilize a colon . Our math guide needs only one thing from us : that we attempt our best. These are the two primary employments of the colon: to set off a rundown or a clarification that we know is going to take after the principle part of the sentence .

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The Colon: a sentence gateway We additionally utilize the colon to set off a formal citation . My dad was continually utilizing his most loved citation from Yogi Berra : "It ain\'t over till it\'s over."

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The Colon: a sentence gateway Just recollect that you more often than not comprehend what is going to take after a colon: a rundown, a clarification, or a formal citation . Congrats!

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