Examples of ellipsis in a Sentence
“Begin when ready” for “Begin when you are ready” is an example of ellipsis.
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As icons pile up here, the usual Android behavior happens: an overflow ellipsis icon pops up and new icons push old icons off of the status bar, keeping everything relegated to the left side of the camera notch.
Yet an ellipsis follows wrapping of the show, hinting at bigger questions that transcend the characters’ storylines.
As a summary statement, the book, like the show, is a form of punctuation, though, graphically speaking, which one: an exclamation point, a question mark, an ellipsis?
How this emotionally distant loner ever managed to become the lover of married Israeli businessman Oren (Roy Miller), who is in the German capital at least once a month, is conveniently lost in an ellipsis.
Note: This story was updated on June 13 with ellipsis to indicate the Facebook quote was not continuous.
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