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Choose the option that best corrects the sentence.

The man took the picture down from the wall, he then cleaned the frame of the picture.

A

The man took the picture down from the wall. He then cleaned the frame of the picture.

B

The man took the picture down from the wall: he then cleaned the frame of the picture.

C

The man took the picture down from the wall = he then cleaned the frame of the picture.

D

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Answer

A full stop should be placed at the end of a declarative or imperative sentence. A declarative sentence states a simple fact or argument whereas, an imperative sentence is one that gives a command.
The given sentences can be defined as declarative sentences and a period should be used between the two. Thus, the correct answer is Option A.
The other remaining options are incorrect.Ā 
Commas and colons are used to indicate emphasis, or interruption, or change of thought.
The equal sign is a mathematical symbol used to indicate equality.

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