Punctuation Marks List, Meaning & Example Sentences

Punctuation Marks List, Meaning & Example Sentences

Punctuation Marks List, Meaning & Example Sentences


Comma ,

Meaning: It is used to separate parts of a sentence showing a small pause, or to separate the single things in a specific list.

Example Sentence:

She is a clever, healthy woman.

 

Full Stop .

Meaning: It is used at the end of a sentence.

Example Sentence:

I’m waiting for the day you’ll be back.

 

Colon :

Meaning: It is used to introduce a list of sentence or phrase taken from somewhere else.

Example Sentence:

Samuel plays four sports: volleyball, soccer, and tennis.

 

Exclamation Mark !

Meaning: Exclamation mark is used immediately after an exclamation.

Example Sentence:

Yes, You will come with me!

 

Question Mark ?

Meaning: at the end of a phrase or sentence to show that it is a question.

Example Sentence:

How much paper will they need?

 

At sign @

Meaning: for email address

Example Sentence:

Here my email address: mary@gmail.com

 

Apostrophe ‘

Meaning: It is used to show when a letter or a number has been left out.

Example Sentence:

There are two 8s in 808.

 

Ellipsis Mark …

Meaning: one or more words have been intentionally left out

Example Sentence:

Today we started new work.



 

Quotation Marks ” “

Meaning: used to indicate a phrase to show that someone else has written or said it.

Example Sentence:

“I’m very tired. she said.

 

Slash /

Meaning: separate letters, numbers, or words.

Example Sentence:

Free ticket will be given to children/women only.

 

Square Brackets [ ]

Example Sentence:

It [apple] is really useful fruit.

 

Underscore _

Example Sentence:

for_[email protected]

 

Dash

Example Sentence:

I’m very happy.

—me too.

 

Round Brackets or Parentheses ( )

Example Sentence:

Mary (18 years-old) is a young girl.

 

Semi colon ;

Example Sentence:

Michael has a big house; Alex has a small house.

 

Hypen

Example Sentence:

pickmeup

 

Underline _

Example Sentence:

The meeting will be start at 08:00 pm.

 



Punctuation Marks List in English

Comma , She is a clever, healthy woman.
Colon : Samuel plays four sports: volleyball, soccer, and tennis.
Semi Colon ; Michael has a big house; Alex has a small house.
Full stop . I’m waiting for the day you’ll be back.
Question Mark ? How much paper will they need?
Slash / Free ticket will be given to children/women only
At sign @ Here my email address: mary@gmail.com
Hyphen pickmeup
Exclamation Mark ! Yes, You will come with me!
Ellipsis Mark Today we started new work.
Square Brackets [ ] It [apple] is really useful fruit.
Apostrophe There are two 8s in 808.
Underline _ The meeting will be start at 08:00 pm.
Quatation Mark “I’m very tired. she said.
Asterisk * *There is a big house.
Brace { } Number set: {1,3,5,7}

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