SEE REPORT Semi-Colons

Long lists with commas:
We had four professors on our committee: Paul Aleshnick, Professor of Engineering
; Craig Kunimura, Professor of English; Marsha Jones, Professor of Linguistics; and Ruth Johnson, Professor of ESL.

Closely related clauses:
Suzie never goes to bed this early
; she must be exhausted from final exams.

Two clauses connected with an independent marker word:
Mr. Ohta has offered to lead the cheerleader team
; however, there are other faculty members interested in the job.

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