AEM Academy

Colon Sentences

Colons are for introducing lists and instructions (like this sentence):

  • Please buy three things for me at the grocery store: cake, chocolates, and chips.
  • This is how you make toast: put the slice of bread in the toaster, pull the lever down, and wait until your bread pops up.
  • A problem came up when you were gone: the X501 broke down again and the technician suggested the machine is old and needs to be replaced.