Semicolons and infix operators

One issue with Scala’s semicolon convention is how to write expressions that span several lines. For instance
+ someOtherExpression
would be interpreted as two expressions:
+ someOtherExpression
To overcome this problem you could write the multi-line expression in parentheses, because semicolons are never inserted inside (...):
+ someOtherExpression)
Source: Coursera: Blocks and lexical scope

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