Punctuation Marks

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Punctuation Marks :


Punctuation Marks express or point out the place of an action.


  1. Full stop (.)


  2. Comma (,)


  3. Semicolon (;)


  4. Colon ( : )


  5. Note of Interrogation (?)


  6. Note of Exclamation (!)


  7. Inverted Commas (“")


  8. Apostrophe (‘’)



Full Stop (.) :


Declarative Sentence, Imperative Sentence

Vivek writes well.

Shut the door.



Comma (,) :


Compound sentence

Sankavi speaks English correctly, fluently and neatly.

The way was long, and the wind was cold.



Semicolon (;) :

Her habits were pure; her life was serene.

God gave her all; she is no more now.



Note of Interrogation (?) :

What is your name?

Have you finished your work?



Note of Exclamation (!) :

Ah! I have got the first rank.

What a terrible life she had!



Inverted Commas (“") :

Arun said, “I would rather resign".


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