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An interjection is a word or phrase used as an exclamation or demand in a sentence. Very strong interjections, like ‘Great snakes’, are usually put in their own sentence with an exclamation mark after them:

Great snakes! I didn’t realise I was so late for work.

However, milder, less forceful interjections can usually be put into a sentence with a comma or two:

And I thought to myself, well, I might as well.

Go, I have no need for you anymore.

Either type of interjection is very informal or colloquial. They’re not usually used in formal essays. The exception is when they’re part of a quote in an essay:

The general was famous for saying, "C’mon! Let’s get em boys".

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