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Ellipses

Punctuation
English
Class 10

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Define and identify the different uses of ellipses

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Identify the underlined punctuation:

Ram said to his mother, "I have failed in the exam."
Mother said, "I... I am out of words. I... don't know what to say."

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Complete the conversation with a suitable elliptical sentence:
Zeeshan: I don't think the glass is looking clean.
Sahil: _____________

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Select the best ellipsis/short answer in the affirmative in response to the following:

I finished the book last night.

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Select the best ellipsis/short answer in the affirmative in response to the following:

I found the freshest vegetables in the market.

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Choose the sentence which contains an ellipses:

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Make the use of ellipses to shorten the paragraph:
"I see that child who lay upon her bosom and who bore my name, a man, winning his way up in that path of life which once was mine. I see him winning it so well, that my name is made illustrious there by the light of his. I see the blots I threw upon it faded away. I see him, fore-most of just judges and honoured men, bringing a boy of my name, with a forehead that I know and golden hair, to this place- then fair to look upon, with not a trace of this day's disfigurement- and I hear him tell the child my story, with a tender and faltering voice." - A Tale of Two Cities

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State whether the statement is true or false..

I was thinking... well... may be I could join you all tonight. 
The usage of ellipsis is correct.

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Choose the sentence that contains an ellipses:

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Select the most suitable response to the given question:
Will you be ordering food to the house?

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Identify the sentence/s with an error:

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