What is an example of a period?
Keeping this in consideration, what is a period mark?
A period (in America) is a full stop (.). It is a punctuation mark (.) at the end of a sentence. It shows that the sentence has finished. To be a sentence it must have at least one complete clause, with a verb and a subject.
Subsequently, question is, why period is used in sentence? Period at the end of the sentence means, the things said in the sentence are definite and no change is allowed. For example, "I want the document without any errors, period" meaning that there should not be any errors in the document. Phones should only be used for communication, period.
Simply so, how do you use a period?
- Rule 1. Use a period at the end of a complete sentence that is a statement.
- Rule 2. If the last item in the sentence is an abbreviation that ends in a period, do not follow it with another period.
- Rule 3. Question marks and exclamation points replace and eliminate periods at the end of a sentence.
What is the period called in money?
Numbers use periods in English to separate the whole number from the decimal. A period used in a number is also called a "decimal point" and it is read "point" unless it refers to money.