Exclamation marks

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Exclamation marks

Exclamation marks (!) – Marks a forceful utterance 

We typically use exclamation marks after interjections or sentences to show powerful emotion, utterance or very strong sentiment regardless of positive or negative reactions. They should only be used when necessary because they can be seen as aggressive in writing.  

  • You never told me you were leaving!
  • Have a great day!
  • Don’t ever talk to me again!
  • James is always late!
  • Get out!
  • Shut up!
  • Ugh!
  • Eh!
  • F**k!
  • S***t!
  • I’m so astonished and taken aback!

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