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Before you start this process you want to make sure you have all of your proper utensils so that you are not running all over the place while trying to prepare your meal.
asked Nov 06 '13 at 19:41 Wendy LeBlanc New member

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It is very wordy.  The words you and your appear six times!  Simplify.


An introductory phrase is followed by a comma.


Before you start, make sure all of the proper utensils are handy.  You won't have to run all around while preparing the meal.

link comment answered Nov 07 '13 at 00:22 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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