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Grammar -> Using full stops


Using full stops

IMAGE - A full stop ends a sentence. A sentence is a complete statement usually containing a verb. Full stops are also used to indicate abbreviations such as Oct. Mon. Rev. where the abbreviation did not contain the first and last letter. Today, most people do not use a full stop after an abbreviation.
A full stop ends a sentence. A sentence is a complete statement usually containing a verb. Full stops are also used to indicate abbreviations such as Oct. Mon. Rev. where the abbreviation did not contain the first and last letter. Today, most people do not use a full stop after an abbreviation.
Look at these examples of the use of full stops. Read both aloud. What effect does the use of full stops have?

Example one:

All of my friends have mobile phones l can't afford one because my parents work hard to support our family they say that it's more important for me to read books than spend my time on an expensive phone they don't understand the pressure my friends put on me to have a mobile friends or family, how should l choose?

Example two:

All of my friends have mobile phones. I can't afford one because my parents work hard to support our family. They say that it's more important for me to read books than spend my time on an expensive phone. They don't understand the pressure my friends put on me to have a mobile. Friends or family, how should l choose?

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