Can anyone explain why the following answer options are all punctuated with a semicolon? Is this the correct use of a semicolon in Spanish? In English, it would be a comma instead of a semicolon.
this is the answer using a semicolon:
Estás muy pálido; como si estuvieras enfermo.
You are very pale, as if you were ill.
In Spanish we can use a semicolon when we consider there is a long pause (longer than with a comma)
Here is what the Spanish Royal Academy says about the use of the semicolon in Spanish:
R.A.E punto y coma
I hope this helps,
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