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Correct the incorrect punctuation and type a semi-colon, colon, em dash, or parenthesis.

What can be done about pollution? I know what I must do(and will do--to help reduce pollution. Although, the way I see it, there are at least three things we all should do; (1) recycle everything; from cans to your old couch, (2) walk instead of drive whenever possible, and (3) pick up litter wherever you see it. Many people recycle (a practice started almost thirty years ago--but often they don't go far enough.


I think there should be a comma behind must do, and take the parenthesis before and.i also think u should take the parenthesis before a practice. I think that is it.

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  1. Please retype the passage with the punctuation corrected as you think it needs. Then we can go from there.

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  2. Correct the incorrect punctuation and type a semi-colon, colon, em dash, or parenthesis.

    What can be done about pollution? I know what I must do,and will do--to help reduce pollution. Although, the way I see it, there are at least three things we all should do; (1) recycle everything; from cans to your old couch, (2) walk instead of drive whenever possible, and (3) pick up litter wherever you see it. Many people recycle a practice started almost thirty years ago, but often they don't go far enough.

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    posted by Pam
  3. What can be done about pollution? I know what I must do and will do to help reduce pollution. Although, the way I see it, there are at least three things we all should do: 1) recycle everything, from cans to your old couch; 2) walk instead of drive whenever possible; and 3) pick up litter wherever you see it. Many people recycle -- a practice started almost thirty years ago -- but often they don't go far enough.

    Compare yours and mine very carefully to catch all the corrections.

    Be careful not to confuse the uses of the following:

    **colon and semicolon
    **comma and em-dash

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/semicolon.htm

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/dash.htm

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  4. someone help please

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    posted by Pam
  5. ala

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    posted by Manuel
  6. @Writeacher - oyu are not correct

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