A dash can show an interruption, or parenthesis in a sentence.
Dashes are often used in pairs, but a single dash would be used if the interruption appears at the end of a sentence.
The interruption will tend to be more aggressive than when brackets or commas are used.
The damage to the house - and there’s no doubt it was intentional - will cost thousands.
The dashes interrupt the flow of the sentences.
The dash we’ve been discussing is an em dash, but we can use an en dash to show sequences:
an A-Z of London
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