|Examples of the colon and the semicolon:|
I missed the bus; however, my mom drove me to school.
I have a few chores; dusting, laundry, dishes and trash.
I have a bad headache; the baseball hit my head.
She wanted one thing: first prize.
I am leaving now; but, I will be back in an hour.
New carpets are in both rooms: the living room and the dining room.
Dave liked to talk; he often fibbed.
I like lots of vegetables: carrots, beans, broccoli, and onions.
I tasted the milkshake; it tasted sour.
I know the best way to learn to play the guitar: practice!
I knew you wouldn?t agree with me; however, I know in time you will.
Call me tomorrow; you can explain it to me then.