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HOME > ENGLISH GRAMMAR EXERCISES > Comma or semicolon? 1

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WRITING PRACTICE IN ENGLISH
topic: Comma or semicolon? 1 | level: Advanced



Choose whether a comma (,) or semicolon (;) would be better to fill in each blank:


1. He told me to wait _______ but I didn't.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

2. That was Thomas _______ my husband.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

3. He couldn't afford the big house _______ however, he was able to buy a smaller one.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

4. The guests were Tom, an architect _______ Rachel, a doctor _______ and Bill, a dentist.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

5. The guests were German _______ French _______ and Italian.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

6. He was drunk _______ this is why he crashed the car.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

7. He didn't really laugh at them _______ he just smiled.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

8. I like to read _______ and I like to write as well.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

9. He wants to make a lot of money _______ in fact, he wants to be a millionaire.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

10. He travelled to Frankfurt, Germany _______ Paris, France _______ and Barcelona, Spain.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)


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