When to Use a Semicolon:
1. To combine two sentences that have no conjunction (but, yet….).
Jill tossed her hair back in a flurry; the wind persisted in scrambling the consistency of her hairdo.
2. To ease the reading of a sentence that uses an introductory phrase.
Bears are not creatures that express their anger easily against humans; for example, they only attack humans when they are on the brink of starvation.
3. To separate items in a series.
The seminar on business forensics will consist of volunteers from Seattle, Washington; Chicago, Illinois; and Eugene, Oregon.
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