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    colon or semi-colon?

    Any idea in the following? I'm favouring the semi-colon; the lawyer, the colon.
    "That can mean moving quickly: the reason that the UK government had to settle for damages in Party X v Party Y is that it had not moved sufficiently quickly to obtain an injunction."

    Thanks, all!

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    Re: colon or semi-colon?

    Quote Originally Posted by bertietheblue View Post
    Any idea in the following? I'm favouring the semi-colon; the lawyer, the colon.
    "That can mean moving quickly: the reason that the UK government had to settle for damages in Party X v Party Y is that it had not moved sufficiently quickly to obtain an injunction."

    Thanks, all!
    What does the previous sentence say?

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    #3

    Re: colon or semi-colon?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    What does the previous sentence say?
    I don't know anymore: it's been shredded!

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