Dashes are used to give emphasis to written ideas and are typed by using two hyphens. They should be used sparingly.
Use dashes to show hesitation. Example: I--I--I don't know what you mean!
Instructions: Use dashes where they are needed in the following sentences.
1. You you you are the one who did it.
2. I heard him say "Oh oh oh my head!"
3. I I I didn't mean to do it.
4. Well well well I guess I can try to help with it.
5. Soon very soon we should be there.
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1. You--you--you are the one who did it.
2. I heard him say "Oh--oh--oh my head!"
3. I--I--I didn't mean to do it.
4. Well--well--well I guess I can try to help with it.
5. Soon--very soon we should be there.
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