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1

_____ are used before a coordinating conjunction that links independent clauses.

commas

2

_____ are used between two independent clauses with a transitional expression

semi colons

3

_____ are used after introductory words, phrases, and clauses.

commas

4

_____ are used to separate parallel items such as those in a series

commas

5

_____ are used between items in a series that contain internal punctuation (commas)

semi-colon

6

_____ are used between independent clauses if the second summarizes, defines, or explains the first.

colons

7

_____ are used to separate coordinate adjectives.

commas

8

_____ are used - between two independent clauses with no coordinating conjunction

semi-colons

9

_____ are used after an independent clause to introduce a list, an appositive, or a quotation.

colons

10

_____ usually follow introductory words, phrases, and clauses

commas

11

_____ are used to set off nonrestrictive elements

commas

12

_____ separate parallel items such as those in a series and separate coordinate adjectives

commas

13

Commas set off restrictiv or nonrestrictive elements

nonrestrictive

14

_____ come before a coordinating conjunction that links independent clauses.

commas