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Use colons in writing time, before lists introduced by independent clauses, in business letters, to separate sentences when the second sentence explains the first sentence. 

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When to Use a Colon
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Use a colon when an independent clause, or complete sentence, is followed by either a list or a quote. Colons are also used between two independent clauses when the second one describes or explains the first one. Get examples of how to use a colon in... [more]
Found by grazianione in Colon
August 11, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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How and When to Use Colons
From YouTube, produced by www.mindbites.com
This lesson excerpt talks about how and when to use colons.  Some example sentences that use colons are shown.  There are five ways in which a colon can be used.  Only one way is discussed in any depth in this video.
Found by CKR11 in Colon
February 11, 2010 at 03:00 PM
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Colons and Semicolons with Sentences
From YouTube, produced by Jane Straus
Jane Straus answers questions about colons and semicolons.  The lesson is quite brief and is a short excerpt only.
Found by CKR11 in Colon
February 11, 2010 at 02:56 PM
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