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    more than 1 semicolon

    Is it okay to use more than 1 semicolon in a sentence if the sentence does not contain a list?

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    It is rare, but it could be done in a very complex sentence.

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    Re: more than 1 semicolon

    Quote Originally Posted by mas94010
    Is it okay to use more than 1 semicolon in a sentence if the sentence does not contain a list?
    I have, frankly, as far as I can recall, never seen that done. If you will submit a sample sentence I can give you my opinion on it.
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    Obviously, I don't have one off the top of my head- I'll have to go search.

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