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Re: In the human female, an entire lifetime's supply of egg cells are prod [#permalink]
- Is the usage of Semi colon correct here?
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Re: In the human female, an entire lifetime's supply of egg cells are prod [#permalink]
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- Is the usage of Semi colon correct here?

Why do you feel so ?

2 Independent sentences are connected using semi colon + FANBOYS ...
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Re: In the human female, an entire lifetime's supply of egg cells are prod [#permalink]
;+ Fanboys


Is it not wrong ?

, + FANBOYS is the correct usage .

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Re: In the human female, an entire lifetime's supply of egg cells are prod [#permalink]
Either 'and' or 'semicolon' needs to be removed
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Re: In the human female, an entire lifetime's supply of egg cells are prod [#permalink]
Use of semi colon and ‘and’ seems suspicious. Generally, sentence following a semi colon is an independent clauses. In choice D, the following sentence is definitely an independent clause, but the use of and is unnecessary. The sentence would have still made a perfect sense without using and at the start of an independent clause.
Can anybody please shed some more light on the usage of as in this seemingly correct choice?
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Re: In the human female, an entire lifetime's supply of egg cells are prod [#permalink]
I understand that technically " an entire lifetime's supply of egg cells " is singular, hence "is produced" is correct.
However, if we see meaning wise, can "entire lifetime's supply" be "produced" or "egg cells" are "produced"

Can anyone shed some light on this?
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rsrighosh wrote:
I understand that technically " an entire lifetime's supply of egg cells " is singular, hence "is produced" is correct.
However, if we see meaning wise, can "entire lifetime's supply" be "produced" or "egg cells" are "produced"

Can anyone shed some light on this?


Hello everyone,

We hope this finds you well.

To clear up any meaning-related doubt about this sentence, it is entirely logical to say that the cells of the body are "produced".

We hope this helps.
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