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Punctuation
I need to be sure that I punctuated these sentences properly. Each group emphasizes on a particular punctuation mark. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1.
Monday, March 19, 2007 at 5:49pm by Beth

Punctuation and period
You're probably right -- but I've never seen statistics on the use of these marks of punctuation.
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 2:39pm by Ms. Sue

riddle
ACK! I would guess "poor punctuation." This is nearly impossible to read. Did it come with that lack of punctuation?
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 8:54am by MattFromAsia

punctuation spelling and Capitalization Mistakes.
i the punctuation correct i did as much as i could When you proofread look for punctuation spelling and capitalization mistakes.
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 1:11pm by yelena

Grammar and punctuation
I know. It's not always an easy concept, and the website I usually refer to for excellent explanations of this is not functioning right now ... it's in Connecticut and is no doubt out of commission because of the superstorm. =( There should not be any punctuation between the ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:24am by Writeacher

punctuation and grammar
My little sister is a big baby; she cries all the time. is this punctuation right? compound sentences use semicolons but iam not sure if this is one?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:41pm by sharon

grammar
Is your question about punctuation? I would advise a comma after the word "base". For the reason, see Rule 10 of http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/commas.asp
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 5:44am by drwls

English
Wiesel uses punctuation within dialogue to capture the brutal, abusive nature of the SS soldiers. The use of punctuation also demonstrates the emotion the character is feeling. “Faster you flea-ridden dogs!” and “Faster you filthy dogs!” With the effective use of punctuation ...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 11:17pm by SS

Punctuation and period
The most commonly used mark of punctuation is the _____ A) comma B) period I answered B
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 2:39pm by Marie

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 8:15pm by Marvin

punctuation
correct punctuation?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 5:21pm by Kitty

college resume
I think it's wordy in places. Capitalization and some punctuation need work, too. I have no experience with electronically submitted resumes, though, so the missing capital letters and punctuation may not matter.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 12:49pm by Writeacher

Grammar
Proofread sentence and insert punctuation as required. The work up revealed the surface was of no real concern at this time. Answer: No punctuation required - fine as is.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:34pm by Leslie

Punctuation within Sentences—Parentheses
(Someone had rear-ended her the night before.) Punctuation goes within the parens. for a full, stand-alone sentence.
Thursday, August 24, 2006 at 8:15pm by edith

GRAMMAR
Correct Punctuation, Spelling, Grammar etc. 1. Here's the slice of cake you asked for. 2. You should always check your grammar, spelling, and punctuation when transcribing. 3. He denies any fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss. 4. Since the previous scan the patient ...
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 10:47pm by Leslie-To:Writeacher

capitalization and punctuation
I need help doing my homework , suibject:punctuation and capitalization?
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 7:40am by Jean

punctuation
The question we need to ask ourselves is (comma) (no punctuation ) "Do we really want to move ahead? (quotation mark only)(quotation mark followed by a period )
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:40pm by britt

english
Here are some links and don't miss the You-tube of Victor Borge (the great Dane) and his "punctuation" in speech! http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=punctuation+for+%22sigh%22 Sra
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 5:22pm by SraJMcGin

English
Are the "Notes on Punctuation" by Lewis Thomas actually about punctuation? We were asked to "close read" it and I'm sure the author had other messages to get out other than punctuation. I looked Lewis Thomas up on google and found that he was quite into biology. Can anyone ...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 2:37pm by Samantha

english
What is the correct punctuation for this sentence? Free of the restrictions of the real world,her characters reveal theirselves like they truly are. That punctuation is correct. Although the punctuation is correct, there are errors in the sentence. It should read this way: ...
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 7:01pm by josh

english/punctuation
Add punctuation to the paragraph. You must be kidding! How can I possibly finish all this homework, and still find time to clean up this mess? I never imagined that one puppy could create so many messes in just a few hours! Didn't I lock the gate before I went to school ...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 11:11pm by Marie

english/punctuation
Add punctuation to the paragraph. You must be kidding, how can I possibly finish all this homework, and still find time to clean up this mess! I never imagined that one puppy could create so many messes in just a few hours! Dind't I lock the gate before I went to school ...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 9:23pm by Marie

English / Grammar
Please check the following sentences and let me know if they are correct. Thank you in advance!! Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified before the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 6:41pm by Maggie

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 8:18pm by Lee

English
I have seen free verse without punctuation, but I have to tell you it runs together and gets me confused and often lost. Most free verse poets use punctuation to break thoughts, and to separate ideas.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 7:33pm by bobpursley

3 grade english
I think 2, 3, and 4 are correct. Rethink #1 -- the missing punctuation at the beginning has misled him about what the first sentence is: People of all ages can play basketball. Young children join sports clubs in their towns and learn how to dribble, pass,and shoot. With the ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 6:38pm by Writeacher

English
Run-ons occur when two (or more) sentences run together without any punctuation or with only a comma (comma splice). Which one is really two sentences with no punctuation to separate them?
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 10:10pm by Writeacher

English
free verse does not mean don't use needed punctuation or capitalization. As I searched for examples of free verse, I found many that didn't have punctuation (which caused ideas and thoughts to run together) and didn't have capitalization, which distracts from the meaning.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 7:33pm by Ben

Medical Transcription
PUNCTUATION AND CAPITALIZATION The patient has had recurring episodes of paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and 3 pillow orthopnea. Associated symptoms such as lightheadedness, breathlessness, and exertional dyspnea occur during daytime hours. Is this statement correct for spelling...
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 8:21pm by Debbie

English - punctuation
If the quote is a question but it needs a comma after it to separate it from the rest of the sentence, how are the two punctuation marks put together? For example, The king continued to question the boy saying, "Where were you?", but the boy refused to answer. Are the question...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:36am by Mary

english
The following sentence is missing punctuation: “The crowd upset by the delay began to chant loudly for the band to appear.” Explain where the error has occurred in this sentence and how it can be fixed. 6. Identify which one of the following sentences is missing punctuation. ...
Friday, October 5, 2012 at 2:45pm by cathy

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 8:13pm by Marvin

punctuation spelling and Capitalization Mistakes.
When you proofread, look for punctuation, spelling, and capitalization mistakes. is this correct
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 1:11pm by yelena

Poetry
Other than (perhaps) put in some punctuation... I think it is super. Regarding punctuation... I think I would use dashes or a series of dots. instead of commmas or semi-colons... Just put a period at the end. The dashes/dots indicate (to me) a continuing thought...musing....
Sunday, January 27, 2008 at 5:36pm by GuruBlue

grammar punctuation
#2 error in punctuation or capitaliztion. Perry asked if anyone knew the words to "Locked Out." Garrison yelled from the other room, "I loved that movie! "In fact," he continued, "I've seen it three times." (my choice) "Wasn't that in the movie Reality Bites," asked Grace?" ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by kevin

Language
Insert correct punctuation So my question is this did you know that the longest tongue in the world measures 3.7 inches and belongs to Stephen Taylor (UK)? There is only one punctuation mark that needs to be added -- at the end of the first sentence. There are two sentences ...
Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 12:42am by Writeacher

English
Series titles should be in quotation marks, and book titles should be italicized. http://its.uncg.edu/Style_Guide/Punctuation/
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 7:02pm by Ms. Sue

English grammar
All looks good except for one punctuation error, which shows up twice. A period or comma needs to come before the closing quotation mark -- 'a beggar.' and 'children.' http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_quote.html Scroll down to Punctuation with Quotation Marks ...
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:46am by Writeacher

punctuation spelling and Capitalization Mistakes.
When you proofread look for punctuation spelling and Capitalization Mistakes.
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 1:11pm by Anonymous

English
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Click on the Word & Sentence Level menu and scroll until you find the section on Punctuation. Then it'll depend on which marks of punctuation you need help with. Commas are the most tricky, but there's help here for everything. =)
Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:47pm by Writeacher

english
The paragraph should demonstrate your ability to use sentence variety and proper punctuation. Your audience is your classmates. Begin with a 2-3 sentence description of the scene. Then add 6-8 lines of dialogue to complete your narrative. Use a variety of punctuation to add ...
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 2:58pm by reeves

grammar
Grammar Exercise 4 To Be Distributed to Students in Week Seven Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. ...
Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 11:46pm by bill

English
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation Answer Several universities in the city offer the following degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Must students write a research paper and pass a written examination in order to receive an M.A.? ...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 2:29am by Kimberly

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation the answer is d. A.Several universities in the city offer the following degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. B.Must students write a research paper and pass a written examination in order to receive...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 7:00pm by Shaquitta

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation Answer Several universities in the city offer the following degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Must students write a research paper and pass a written examination in order to receive an M.A.? ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 6:58pm by Kimberly

Lit class
This site should settle the argument. http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/quotes.asp
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 5:32pm by Ms. Sue

Medical transcription
All of those apostrophes are wrong. http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/apostro.asp
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:53pm by Ms. Sue

capitalization in book titles
Not usually. See Rule 8: http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/capital.asp
Friday, January 23, 2009 at 6:45pm by Writeacher

English Lit
I don't think they mean punctuation. I think they are talking about why the writer used a specific vocabulary. Do the words have a double meaning? Are they in a different language? Are they chosen to protray a specific mood? Are they chosen for sound? Now... the other ...
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 2:50pm by GuruBlue

English
This site should help you. http://lilt.ilstu.edu/golson/punctuation/colon.html
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 5:57pm by Ms. Sue

English
See Rule 5. http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/quotes.asp
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 5:07pm by Ms. Sue

English
Lewis Thomas wrote on many subjects. I believe that he intended this to be a humorous essay, as opposed to most very dry and boring explanations of punctuation. Other teachers may want to comment on this essay -- http://www-personal.umich.edu/~jlawler/punctuation.html http://...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 2:37pm by Ms. Sue

English
http://owlet.letu.edu/grammarlinks/punctuation/punct4d.html
Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 6:35pm by Ms. Sue

english
Punctuation within Sentences—Dash 1.Her mind flew so quickly—she had so much to remember—that she forgot to stop at the light.2.The gardener—took the hoe and the shovel—and began to plant the flowers. Punctuation within Sentences—Hyphen 1.You will need to- write both short and...
Friday, December 14, 2007 at 6:54pm by Mckenzie

English
There is no rule for putting a comma after To. As this site explains, we use a colon after To in memos. http://www.whitesmoke.com/punctuation-colon.html
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:23pm by Ms. Sue

english
Hopefully the following link with the rules for capitalization will help you: http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/capital.asp If you simply say Earth is a planet, no you do not capitalize the word planet. If you consider BOTH words the proper name, then you would. Sra
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 9:55am by SraJMcGin

english
In a Word document, write a narrative paragraph that uses dialogue. The paragraph should demonstrate your ability to use sentence variety and proper punctuation. Your audience is your classmates. Begin with a 2-3 sentence description of the scene. Then add 6-8 lines of ...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 7:20pm by lakesha

LA plz,plz help
Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. My best friends new dog won’t stop barking. apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. At this store, youre invited to bring your pet ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:25am by anonymous

Spanish1 help
Fill in the blank with the correct conjugation of the verb in parentheses. ¿(Trabajar) __________ tú por la tarde? When entering your answers for fill in the blank and essay questions, please be sure to use accent marks and/or correct punctuation to avoid your answer being ...
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 2:39pm by Darius

English - punctuation
With a mark of punctuation already there within the quotation marks, you don't need the comma. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read #6 and #11 http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/quotation.htm Scroll down and read Double Punctuation with Quotations
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:36am by Writeacher

grammar
Your first four answers are correct. :-) Let's look at 5 that you answered "no change." Punctuating Sentences Without a doubt, cramming for the test. This is an incomplete sentence because it doesn't have a subject or verb. How can you make it a complete sentence? # 6. He took...
Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 12:39pm by Ms. Sue

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation the answer is a. A."What is my name?" Rumpelstiltskin asked the miller's daughter. B.Next week the class is going to study folk songs and spirituals that we learned as children: "Sweet ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 6:55pm by Shaquitta

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation the answer is b. A."What is my name?" Rumpelstiltskin asked the miller's daughter. B.Next week the class is going to study folk songs and spirituals that we learned as children: "Sweet ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 7:40pm by Shaquitta

Spanish Check??
Don't forget the accents and here's a better word order for line 3: ¡Qué nombre tan bonito! Proper punctuation also includes ¡ ¿ at the beginning of the sentence as well = ¿Cuántos años tienes? The next line = ¿y tú? BTW, understand that "tú" is familiar and not usually used ...
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 8:14pm by SraJMcGin

English
1. I'd have the student revise this sentence because "gets speaking" is not standard phrasing. I'd also want the student to check all spelling. And finally, I'd have the student tell me what kind of sentence this is (simple, compound, complex, or what?) and what punctuation it...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 6:45pm by Writeacher

Language Arts (Please check!)
Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from this sentence. The pet store shelves were filled with items I wanted for my pets. a. apostrophe b. semi-colon c. colon d. hyphen ** Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from this sentence. Were invited to the movies...
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:09am by #1Student

Grammar-Punctuation
Correct the punctuation by inserting periods, commas, & apostrophes where and if appropriate. 1. Dr Antons nurse applied hydrogen peroxide Neosporin and a bandage to the patients wound Answer: Dr. Anton's nurse applied hydrogen peroxide, Neosporin, and a bandage to the ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 4:41pm by Leslie

English
The gerund phrase, "seeing her," belongs to Annabell. Since Annabell is used as an possessive adjective modifying the gerund phrase, an apostrophe is necessary. See Rule 12 in this site. http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/apostro.asp
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 2:31pm by Ms. Sue

English
I believe Amy was in the right because, he shouldnn't have walked in the house talking about the fence, after leaving his son's grave. <~~Check spelling and punctuation (including where you DON'T need punctuation). A fence would have been the last thing on my mind if I was ...
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 11:12am by Writeacher

English/writing
http://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/717284-On-Poetry-and-Punctuation The rules are up to the writer. I would have ended it this way. It is clear to see We choose drug free
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 11:54am by bobpursley

Grammar, punctuation
She experienced fever anorexia weakness and right-sided chest pain. I say the correct punctuation for this sentece is; She experienced fever, anorexia, weakness and right-sided chest pain.
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:20am by Marie

COM/155
What a fun assignment, although not the first time I've seen it. Some of the corrections would depend upon your textbook, instructions, American English punctuation vs British English punctuation. Basic question for you: have you lined up the errors with the number you are to ...
Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 12:01pm by SraJMcGin

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation the answer is d. A.In "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," T.S. Eliot laments the absence of passion in modern life. B."As long as you are living under my roof," said Mrs. Fernandez, "...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 6:51pm by Shaquitta

English
Please check my correction. Punctuation within Sentences—Hyphen You will need to write both short and long- term goals. The president-elect of the Rotary Club had the winning lottery ticket. Please buy three half gallon containers of ice -cream for the party. The ill defined ...
Friday, December 14, 2007 at 8:14pm by Mckenzie

Grammar
It seems that, many times, you're simply rewriting the sentence or omitting the situation in which you would have to use the punctuation in question, where, if I'm not mistaken, you should be changing the sentence so that the punctuation given is used correctly. "Punctuating ...
Friday, August 31, 2007 at 5:06pm by Jack

English
No. Movies are always italicized. http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/punctuation/titles-using-italics-and-quotation-marks.html
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:13pm by Ms. Sue

Spanish
Just in case it isn't the one above, here's another: Step 1
Make sure your number lock key is on. Most computers have a little light that lights up to signify the num. lock is on. Step 2
While the number lock key is on, hold down the Alt. key and type the code that...
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 7:55pm by SraJMcGin

English
"In the 50s;" = not a semicolon but a comma = 50s, before the black people used their rights, there was a man named Mome who was from America in an organization called the Klu Klux Klan (KKK). It was a group against the African Americans. There was an African American girl ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 5:32pm by SraJMcGin

grammar
http://www.amazon.com/Eats-Shoots-Leaves-Tolerance-Punctuation/dp/1592400876
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 10:31pm by Ms. Sue

Punctuation
Thanks:)
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:05pm by Marie

Punctuation
Yes
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:04pm by Marie

Punctuation
Oh, okay. Thanks!
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:43pm by Anonymous

Grammar
You'd italicize the name of a computer game, but not any other kind of game. http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/punctuation/titles-using-italics-and-quotation-marks.html
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 5:03pm by Ms. Sue

grammar punctuation
Fine the error in punctuation or capitalization 1. "After you've rested," Frank said, "please help me move these boxes." "Can we wait until later?" asked Emily. "I have a lot of homework." "It won't take very long." replied Frank. (my choice) Emily told him that she would be ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by kevin

grammar punctuation
Thank you!!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by lilman

grammar punctuation
You're welcome. =)
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by Writeacher

Punctuation
yes that looks
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:09pm by dino

Grammar and punctuation
=)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:24am by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
You're welcome! =)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:57am by Writeacher

Punctuation
Yes.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:38pm by Ms. Sue

Punctuation
Yes.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:39pm by Ms. Sue

Punctuation
No.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:04pm by Ms. Sue

Punctuation
It can't be C.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:08pm by Ms. Sue

Punctuation
SO b WAS RIGHT
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:08pm by Marie

Punctuation Sentence
Thanks
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 9:32pm by Danny

Punctuation
You're welcome.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:43pm by Ms. Sue

Help
Punctuation—Square Brackets
Friday, October 13, 2006 at 5:22pm by Anonymous

English
rules of punctuation
Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:47pm by Anonymous

Punctuation
I don't see any errors.
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 8:41pm by Writeacher

punctuation
That's correct.
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 1:19pm by Ms. Sue

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