comma or colon?
"Yes, when I am upstairs," he answered; "but I can't walk upstairs now."
Should a comma be used instead of a semi-colon after 'answered'?
Thanks in advance.
Re: comma or colon?
Definitely not a semi-colon!
Originally Posted by kohyoongliat
It can be a comma or a full-stop depending on the sentence. In this one I would use a comma to match the 'but'.
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