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a punctuation mark used to:
- introduce a quotation, e.g. Thabo looked up and said: 'It's true. The dog ate the key.
- introduce a list, e.g. You will need to bring three things to the party: some food, something to drink, and a small gift.
- separate clauses when the second clause expands on the first one, e.g. I'll tell you what I'm going to do: I'm going to resign!
a style of writing and speaking that is instructional or technical, e.g. Insert the screw into...
a definite or clear expression of something in speech or writing. The majority of sentences are...
in artwork, film and photography: what is happening behind the main action.
(also called colloquial language) informal language that is appropriate for everyday, casual...