Semicolons - Diana Hacker

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When related independent clauses appear in one sentence, they are ordinarily linked with a comma and a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet). The coordinating conjunction signals the relation between the clauses. If the clauses are closely related and the relation is clear without a conjunction, they may be linked with a semicolon instead.

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grace29 7 years, 1 month ago
When related independent clauses appear in one sentence, they are ordinarily linked with a comma and a coordinating conjuction

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