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    Should I use a period or question mark?

    Hi,

    I'm wondering about whether a question mark or period is more appropriate at the end of this sentence:

    Imagine how many lives could be saved if America had a public option for healthcare.

    It sounds like a question but should it actually be a period?

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    Re: Should I use a period or question mark?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ulysses View Post
    Hi,

    I'm wondering about whether a question mark or period is more appropriate at the end of this sentence:

    Imagine how many lives could be saved if America had a public option for healthcare.

    It sounds like a question but should it actually be a period?
    It's not a question it's an exhortation to imagine. No question mark.

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    Re: Should I use a period or question mark?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ulysses View Post
    Hi,

    I'm wondering about whether a question mark or period is more appropriate at the end of this sentence:

    Imagine how many lives could be saved if America had a public option for healthcare.

    It sounds like a question but should it actually be a period?
    Hi, I am not a teacher,

    but the real question is to know if we are asking something to someone. For your sentence is a constatation.

    I think a period is nice for your phrase.

    Have a nice day.

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