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Exclamation Point

Punctuation is a mark that makes a meaning of a sentence clear. Another common punctuation mark is the exclamation point. An exclamation point is most often used at the end of a sentence. It used to indicate a strong emotion or feeling.

Exclamation Point at the End of a Sentence

Most exclamation points are used at the end of a sentence. They are used to indicate a strong emotion or feeling.

  • I am so happy!
  • You make me so mad!
  • Get away from me!
  • Help me!

Exclamation Point after a Single Word

Sometimes a single word can express a strong emotion and be a complete thought.

  • Stop!
  • Go!
  • Run!

Exclamation Point within a Sentence

Sometimes exclamation points can appear in the middle of a sentence. When quoting a strong statement (direct speech), exclamation points can be placed within the sentence. Exclamation points are not used with indirect speech.

  • "I hate you!" she yelled.
  • "I am so excited!" he exclaimed.
  • "Run!" he shouted.
  • The coach yelled "Go!"