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Punctuation Marks that End Sentences

Note: Americans often type two blanks after the punctuation mark at the end of a sentence.

Full Stop (Period)

Use a full stop (also called »period«) to end affirmative sentences.

Example: I go shopping every day.

Use a full stop to end orders.

Example: Leave me alone.

Exclamation Mark

Use an exclamation mark at the end of a surprised exclamation (usually starting with »how« or »what«).

Example: How awful! What a chaos!

Use an exclamation mark at the end of a wish.

Example: Good luck!

Question Mark

Use a questions mark at the end of a question.

Example: What's your name?

Use a questions mark after question tags.

Example: You are Connor, aren't you?

Use a questions mark at the end of a request.

Example: Could you give me the book, please?

Changed: 25th Oct 2014 19:02

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