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How to use parenthesis in a sentence

Once you’ve filled out all of your parameters, close the parentheses and hit return to pull up your result.
THREE SPREADSHEET TIPS TO MAKE BEGINNERS FEEL LIKE PROSSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.OCTOBER 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Our roundup includes the inflation-adjusted price in parentheses, the year the deal took place, and a comment on whether the acquisition paid off.
HOW THE SLACK/SALESFORCE DEAL STACKS UP TO HISTORY’S OTHER BIG TECH ACQUISITIONSJEFFDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
In parentheses are the number of points you earn for each case.
CAN YOU BREAK A VERY EXPENSIVE CENTRIFUGE?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSSEPTEMBER 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He drops the parenthesis about the great Variety of entertaining Incidents, and he diminishes these engaging Scenes to it.
SAMUEL RICHARDSON'S INTRODUCTION TO PAMELASAMUEL RICHARDSON
What a tendency there is to round off a narrative into falsehood; or else by parenthesis to destroy its pith and continuity.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
Page 365: closing parenthesis added after "particular shape"
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
Page 388: closing parenthesis added after "assumption of omniscience"
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
Let me tell you in a parenthesis that he is going to the army to join the King.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
"Just for a handful of silver he left us," Mabel sobbed in parenthesis, while Mrs. Lanfear tearfully cited Hamlet.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
"Parenthesis" can then be kept to its proper use, as the name for the words themselves which form the break in the sentence.
"STOPS"PAUL ALLARDYCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PARENTHESIS

  • breach
  • breathing space
  • comma
  • delay
  • distance
  • downtime
  • five
  • gap
  • hiatus
  • interim
  • interlude
  • intermission
  • interregnum
  • interruption
  • lacuna
  • layoff
  • letup
  • lull
  • meantime
  • opening
  • parenthesis
  • pausation
  • period
  • playtime
  • rest
  • season
  • space
  • spell
  • ten
  • term
  • time
  • time-out
  • wait
  • while
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