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Do I have to put commas in this sentence :

I was young, but now, I am old

The sentence is just an example... are the commas alright? or should I remove them?

commas Sentence grammar help asked Aug 30 '12 at 18:26 user22 New member

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The comma use here is great before the conjunction "but."  The comma use after "now" is incorrect. You can either use a comma before and after "now" or remove the commas altogether. Personally, because the sentences are so short, I would suggest not using commas around "now." 

 

There are many great suggestions for comma use here, that may be helpful to you -- https://www.economist.com/users/grammarly/comments

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