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A dash is a punctuation mark used to indicate an interruption or a shift in thought.
Examples of Dashes
Some examples of dashes would be the following:
I am dying to see the new Star Wars movie – have you seen it?
Our teacher told us to only bring two things to the test – a pencil and a calculator.
Andrea’s brother – the star of the soccer team – got an athletic scholarship to a local university.
My favorite omelet recipe – I’ve been making it every morning – has mushrooms and red peppers.