Can we use and multiple times in a sentence?

Can we use and multiple times in a sentence?

Can we use and multiple times in a sentence?

"And" can only be used once in a sentence to connect big ideas. "And" can be used two times in a sentence when making a list of things. Just like too many bridges, too many "ands" make a sentence hard to follow.

What is it called when you use and multiple times in a sentence?

3. You can certainly use more than one and in a sentence, and the rhetorical device is called polysyndeton. At school today, we had sums and writing and play and dinner and a story and a prayer and then I came home. Good writing style usually advocates a variety of sentence lengths. Some can be very short.

How do you use two ands in a sentence?

You certainly can use "and" more than once in a sentence, but in this case I would consider rewording it somehow instead. I would definitely not use an ampersand. Actually, I think removing the second "and" would make the meaning much clearer. Try: "I like chocolate, vanilla and lemon-orange ice cream."

Can there be 2 and in a sentence?

It's grammatically valid, though the two “ands” in one sentence make it sound slightly awkward. You want to avoid joining more than two sentences with “and”, because it sounds very awkward.

Can I use 2 and in a sentence?

It's grammatically valid, though the two “ands” in one sentence make it sound slightly awkward. You want to avoid joining more than two sentences with “and”, because it sounds very awkward.

Can you use & in formal writing?

2 Answers By Expert Tutors Please do not use "and/or" in either formal or informal writing.

Is it OK to use'and'multiple times in a sentence?

  • There is nothing that would stop you from using 'and' multiple times, but if you are to list things, using a comma is better. Example: "I like to play football, ride my bike, play guitar and hang with friends." Instead of "I like to play football and ride my bike and play guitar and hang with friends".

How many times can you use the F Word in a sentence?

  • You can make an entire correct sentence just by using the F word 5 times. F'ing F'ers F'ing F'ing F'ers James, while John had had "had", had had "had had"; "had had" had had a better effect on the teacher. Don't sweat the details!!! And Santa goes Ho Ho Ho.

How many words should you use in a sentence?

  • A journalism instructor once advised me and my fellow students to keep our sentences to 30 words or fewer. This is advice that has served me well many a time. Often when I find a sentence I've written hard to read or understand, it is because it is too long.

Can you split a sentence into two sentences?

  • The sentence would be easier to read if you split into two sentences at one of those ands. At over 50 words, it's on the long side. – Wayfaring Stranger Jul 30 '14 at 14:32 A journalism instructor once advised me and my fellow students to keep our sentences to 30 words or fewer.

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