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    Punctuation

    The sentence below is properly punctuated?

    I enclose the invoices for the following companies for your attention:

    1. ABC Pte Ltd;
    2. DEF Pte Ltd;
    3. GHI Pte Ltd;
    4. JKL Pte Ltd; and
    5. MNO Pte Ltd.

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    Re: Punctuation

    A full stop after each Ltd not a semicolon because Ltd is the shortened form of Limited. As this is for business no other punctuation is required, but in normal writing it would be usual to put a comma after Ltd. to show that it is not the end of a sentence.

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    Re: Punctuation

    Semicolon can't be used after a list item?

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    Re: Punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by vgv8 View Post
    Semicolon can't be used after a list item?
    It is not a matter of cannot, simply that it is unnecessary whereas the full stop is correct. You would need first to use the full stop.

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