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Commas mark divisions in sentences. Periods end declarative sentences. Apostrophes show possession. Easy, right? Well, punctuation can get pretty tricky—fast. Think you got what it takes to be a punctuation expert? Take our quiz to prove it!
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.

Origin of pluck

before 1000; Middle English plukken (v.), Old English pluccian, cognate with Middle Low German plucken; akin to Dutch plukken, German pflücken

OTHER WORDS FROM pluck

pluck·er, nounhalf-plucked, adjectiveun·plucked, adjectivewell-plucked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pluck

pluck
/ (plʌk) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of pluck

plucker, noun

Word Origin for pluck

Old English pluccian, plyccan; related to German pflücken
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