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Typically, in-sentence lists have 2-4 items. Generally avoid putting more than 4 items in this kind of list (unless they are very short), or your sentence might become difficult to read. Use a labelLed list when you are listing items that need further explanation. These can be bulleted or numbered.How do you introduce a list of items in a sentence?
Rule 1: Use the colon after a complete sentence to introduce a list of items when introductory words such as namely, for example, or that is do not apply or are not appropriate. You may be required to bring many items: sleeping bags, pans, and warm clothing. I want the following items: butter, sugar, and flour.How do you write a list in a sentence with punctuation?
There are three punctuation marks involved in making a list in a sentence: the comma, colon, and semicolon. Which you use depends on how complex your list is. Comma If you are writing a simple list, you can just insert a comma after each item. Like this: Today I ate cookies, cookies, and more cookies. Colon and CommaWhen do you use a numbered list?
Use numbered lists when the order of the listed items is important and ideas must be expressed in chronological order. For example, use a numbered list when you must enumerate a series of steps in instructions, or when you are introducing ideas that will be discussed in a certain order in the following text.