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When using a colon to introduce a list, what must the colon follow?

Cynthia Baker

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Amanda Johnson on April 9, 2019

A colon is, in fact, is expected to introduce a list but the text preceding it must constitute an independent clause that make up a sentence independent.The use of a colon after an independent clause that introduces and establishes the nature of the list that [ follows. The previous sentence should include a phrase that serves as a generalizing term common to the elements of the list ]


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