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Punctuation: Using parenthesis

There are various kinds of brackets such as square brackets [ ] angle brackets < > and braces { }.
  Square brackets are used when we want to use our words in a quotation.
  Eg. "Romance is the privilege of the rich, not the profession of the unemployed. The poor shall be practical and prosaic.'' [Oscar Wilde]
  Two great Hindu sages [Jagadguru Sankaracharya <32>, Swamy Vivekananda,<39>] died very young.
  Angle brackets < > and braces { } (also called curly brackets) are used for different purposes. Angle brackets indicate that something is included in something else.
  Braces {కొంత మంది మీసాల బ్రాకెట్లు అని కూడా అంటారు} are used to show alternatives: Eg. 'You can use { may/could }  while seeking permission for anything'.  E.g. Select your pizza topping {pepper, onion, sausage, tomato, sun-dried tomatoes, broccoli} and confirm your order online..
  Angle brackets < > These types of brackets frequently appear in mathematics and physics. Angle brackets may occur in linguistics. 
  E.g. The English word /kæt/ is spelled <cat>.
  Angle brackets < > are also used frequently in comic books to indicate someone speaking in another language. Double angle brackets <<  >> are sometimes used in place of quotation marks.

Published date : 07 Sep 2021 07:56PM

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