NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Brackets, not parentheses, are used in these documents:
Testimonies in court.
Read the rules and examples for using brackets in the table. Then practice applying
the rules in the exercises that follow the table.
To indicate a comment that is not part
The general [Washington] ordered
of the original quotation.
him to leave.
The bill had not
For explanations, omissions, or
Our conference [lasted] two hours.
Our party will always serve [the
When a parenthetical element falls
The book will be published in August
within release another parenthetical
(the actual date [August 15th] will be
announced on Friday).
Punctuate these sentences:
I do not know. Continues reading:
The matter is classified. Deleted from record.
The meeting will come to order. Loud chorus of Mr. Chairman.
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