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|.||full stop||I love Polish food.|
|,||comma||I speak Polish, Russian and English.
'World-English', as everyone knows, is the best place to study English.
|;||semi-colon||I hate swimming; my girlfriend loves it.
Neither of us spoke; we merely waited in silence to see what would happen.
|:||colon||You will need the following: some paper; a pencil; a
pen, preferably blue or black; and your coursebook.
Joanna became a director in just four months: her father was the chief shareholder.
|-||hyphen||He had something of a couldn't-care-less attitude to life.|
|dash||In each country -- Egypt, India and China -- we were
able to communicate in English.
The following day we had better luck - but that is another story.
|?||question mark||Where is the railway station in Skwierzyna?|
|!||exclamation mark||"Help!" he cried. "I can't swim!"|
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|"||quotation marks||"I think I'm falling in love with you," she said.|
|'||apostrophe||This is Simon's car.|
|( )||brackets||Citrus fruits (oranges, lemons, limes) are rich in vitamin C.|
|[ ]||(square) brackets||The newspaper reported that the hostages [most of them French] had been released.|
|...||ellipsis||One satisfied customer wrote: "This is the best school ... in which I have ever studied" or in more colloquial speech "This is the best school...that I have ever studied at."|