WRITING PRACTICE IN ENGLISH
topic: Comma or semicolon? 2 | level: Advanced



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


1. He didn't wait _______ he just left.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

2. He called her _______ but she didn't hear him.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

3. Yes _______ I do know how to make that dish.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

4. He said he would correct my mistakes by Thursday _______ however, he was only able to do this on Friday.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

5. He brought Frank, his brother _______ Yvonne, his daughter _______ and his mother.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

6. We flew to Frankfurt _______ not Amsterdam.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

7. Although he really wanted to go to the game _______ he didn't have enough money for a ticket.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)

8. Having a cat is great _______ having two is even better.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

9. Having a cat is great _______ but having two is even better.
  semicolon (;)
  comma (,)

10. There are three ways to get there: by plane, which is expensive _______ by train, which can also be expensive _______ and by bus, which is the cheapest option.
  comma (,)
  semicolon (;)


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