12 Punctuation Marks and Example Sentences

12 Punctuation Marks and Example Sentences





Sentence Endings

There are three punctuation marks for use as sentence endings. They are the question mark, the full stop and exclamation point.

The period (.) mostly used at the end of the sentence, or a statement thought to be complete and after many abbreviations. A period can also be show the end of a group of words that don’t form a typical sentence.

  • I’m leaving tomorrow at 8:45.

 

Use a question mark (?) at the end of a sentence, to indicate a direct question and it is used after an interrogative sentence.

  • How can you trust a guy like that?
Semi colon ;

Example Sentence:

Michael has a big house; Alex has a small house.

 

Hypen 

Example Sentence:




pickmeup

 

Underline _

Example Sentence:

The meeting will be start at 08:00 pm.

Exclamation Mark !

Meaning: Exclamation mark is used immediately after an exclamation.

Example Sentence:

Yes, You will come with me!

 

Question Mark ?

Meaning: at the end of a phrase or sentence to show that it is a question.

Example Sentence:

How much paper will they need?

Square Brackets [ ]

Example Sentence:

It [apple] is really useful fruit.

 

Underscore _

Example Sentence:

for_[email protected]

 

Dash 

Example Sentence:

I’m very happy.

—me too.

 

Round Brackets or Parentheses ( )

Example Sentence:

Mary (18 years-old) is a young girl.


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