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  1. raelynn
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    Capitals, Dashes,Semicolons

    Hi, again I need to check my answers.

    1. I received about fifty--no,it was more like sixty--calls about the accident.
    should I have used the dashes or commas or what?
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    2. His favorite sports are football, basketball, and swimming, but mine are volleyball, baseball, and boxing.

    Should I use a comma between the words "swimming, but" Or a semi colon or colon or a dash or what?
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    3. "I knew I could count on Aunt Mary's support,"she said. But how could I break the news to my uncle?"

    Should Aunt be captalized? Also the word but should that be a small letter or a capital?
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    4. The general's only response was, "No commet."
    Should " no" be a capital?

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    Everything is just fine. You don't need to change a thing.

    (In a direct quote you capitalize the beginning of a sentence. Example:
    • He said, "No comment.")


    :)

  3. raelynn
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    Capitals, dashes

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Everything is just fine. You don't need to change a thing.

    (In a direct quote you capitalize the beginning of a sentence. Example:
    • He said, "No comment.")


    :)

    I thought I was right, but I needed another view on my answers.Thanks for your time and trouble

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    You're welcome, as always.

    :D

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