what am i doing wrong here?


I placed the comma before and but there is still a punctuaion error.

See example:

All in all, the whole accident opened my eyes, and reality hit hard.
asked Sep 14 '12 at 17:49 larissa New member

1 answer


Your sentence is properly punctuated.


Sometimes, Grammarly "sees" a pattern that matches that of an incomplete appositive. In this case, it is seeing:


Noun, comma, article, adjective, noun --> all, the whole accident.


Because this pattern matches the most typical pattern for an appositive, Grammerly wants you to complete it by placing a comma after accident. Ignore the software.


I hope this helps.

link comment answered Sep 14 '12 at 18:09 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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