Are semicolons used to separate two closely related independent clauses? Are semicolons used to separate the indirect object from the direct object?

1 Answer
Dec 6, 2016


Yes and no. See explanation.


Semicolons are used to connect two closely related independent clauses or to separate items in a list where the individual items may contain commas.

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Semicolons are not used to separate direct and indirect objects.