ChanteSez … Make a dash for it, part 1

This is the first in a three-part series on when to use dashes … because sentences and paragraphs filled with dashes are not cute. And they’re often hard to read.

The easiest to remember and most common use for dashes is when separating a list of items within a phrase.

For example:

  • Chante liked having things to do — biking, swimming, cooking — and made sure there was time.
  • The show was everything you’d want — excellent singing, dynamic dancing, engaged audience — and was well worth the money.

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