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Ellipses

An ellipsis looks like this: . . .

(The plural of ellipsis is ellipses).

Ellipses show that you have left out some words from the sentence.

  • So . . . what happened?
  • Um . . . I’m not sure that’s true.
  • You went to the restaurant. And . . . ?
  • But I thought we were meeting on Tuesday . . . ?

 

To properly make an ellipsis . . .