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  • Colon 
  • I would like the following for lunch: a cheeseburger, french fries, and mac and cheese 
  • Hyphen 
  • I would like to buy an outfit to boost up my self-confidence.
  • Dash
  • This blue shirt will be perfect for my business meeting tonight-- and it's on sale, too!
  • COLON: A punctuation mark that directs the reader's attention to the material that follows it. The material that follows the colon completes or explains the information that comes before the colon.
  • Quotation Marks 
  • HYPHEN: A punctuation mark used after some prefixes and in forming some compound words. A hyphen is also used to divide words between syllables at the end of a line in letters, reports, and other documents.
  • Period
  • DASH: A punctuation mark used to show a sudden change of thought. Formed by keying two hyphens, a dash is an informal punctuation mark. A dash can also be used for emphasis rather than a comma or colon in some situations.
  • Parentheses
  • "What kinds of candy do you think I should buy?"
  • QUOTATION MARKS: Indicates a direct quotation, a definition, nonstandard English, or a title. They may also be used to indicate a word or phrase used in an unusual way. 
  • PERIOD: A punctuation mark used to signal the end of a sentence or an abbreviation It is also used after numbers or letters in a list.
  • The choir sang very beautiful tonight.
  • A parentheses is a punctuation mark used in pairs to set off nonessential words, phrases, or clauses. 
  • When they arrive a the airport (around 6 p.m.), Sarah will meet them in the lobby.
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