Great expectations semicolon rules

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  • Lets get out of here pip, this isn't worth your time; and you have somewhere to be.
  • Rule #2: Use a semicolon between the two independent clauses of a compound sentence joined by a coordinate conjunction if commas are also used in the sentence.
  • Rule #1: Use a semicolon between two independent clauses of a compound sentence when they are not joined by a coordinate conjunction.
  • so you were the pale man at Mrs. Havasham's house; I'm sorry for what I did.
  • I am telling you this man doesn't love you; therefore, i will leave you to your demise.
  • Rule #3: Use a semicolon before a conjunctive adverb that introduces a clause in a compound sentence.
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