Sentences with Lists
Use a colon to introduce a list at the end of an independent clause or after words like as follows or the following.
Joy knows three languages: Spanish, English, and Portuguese.
Bring the following: pencil, paper, and a flash drive.
Separating a verb from it's object:
We like: football, tennis, and soccer.
Separating a verb from its predicate:
Hannah is: funny, cute, and talented.
Separating a preposition from it's object:
When we were in Kansas City, Luca wanted us to: visit the
Nelson Gallery, tour the Jazz Museum, and eat Gates barbeque.
Use your Elements of Language textbook: Refer to page 378 for more on sentences with lists.
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