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Comma usage with dependent clauses
Hi all, I am confused about comma usage in these two sentences. 1.) "What I like best about my career ...
comma nonessential dependent Clauses +1 vote, asked Jul 12 by sarah kay
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Could a comma change the meaning?
Hello there! Consider the two sentences below: This is my friend Tom. This is my friend, Tom. Are they different ...
comma meaning +1 vote, asked Jun 29 by Abdul Quadir
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Comma problems
Recently, the mayor of London, Boris Johnson, wrote an article about Islamic terrorism in which he used the following sentence: ...
comma commaplacement 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Vinicius Bremer
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Comma Usage
Hello, I am curious which of the following is grammaticly correct. "I really enjoyed working with you, Ted" or "I ...
comma commas commasplice +1 vote, asked Jun 25 by Luke
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Comma Question
Is the comma correct in the sentence below, please? If it is, why? He married Katie's sister, Maggie. Thank you ...
comma +1 vote, edited Jun 14 by Boone
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When should a comma precede an opening quotation mark?
Should a comma always precede an opening quotation mark, or are there exceptions?
quotation comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Jun 11 by Deep
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Comma usage before and.
That's what happens when you say you'll do it and you don't. Should a comma precede the and?
comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Jun 06 by Deep
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Which sentence is correct?
Which of the following sentences is correct? "Stark Industries, Inc., is the greatest company in the world." OR "Stark Industries, ...
comma punctuation bussiness Style abbreviations +1 vote, asked Jun 02 by Kellie Powell
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Comma Usage in a Phrase Modifier
"John matched his database against Bill's newly remediated customer database to provide net new prospects." Should there be a comma ...
comma modifier 0 votes, asked May 28 by Rob
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Comma usage in imperative sentences.
Shut up and take my money! Should there be a comma preceding and? I think there shouldn't be as the ...
comma punctuation and 0 votes, asked May 28 by Deep
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Using comma before and.
The rule concerning using comma before and when both clauses are independant around it, is it mandatory? Is it used ...
comma and punctuation 0 votes, asked May 25 by Deep
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Comma usage before and.
I ate the sandwich, and paid the bill. Should there be a comma before the and? Aren't I ate sandwich ...
comma and punctuation 0 votes, asked May 25 by Deep
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Comma in an in-text list?
Within a document, this is my example of objectives: (1) to explore xxxxxx and (2) to interview. Question: is there ...
text list and comma 0 votes, asked May 21 by nancy bonar
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Comma before too.
Can anyone explain when and why I should use comma before too? http://www.grammarly.com/handbook/punctuation/comma/39/comma-before-too/
comma too 0 votes, asked May 19 by Deep
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Comma usage.
Where should I go with no destiny but a weak heart? Where should I go with no destiny, but a ...
comma punctuation clause 0 votes, edited May 19 by Deep
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use of comma between event and date
I never know how to handle this type of statement: You'll enjoy a night of beautiful dancing when you attend ...
comma dates events 0 votes, asked May 14 by Kayla
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Grammar for a joke.
I used to do drugs. I still do. But I used to,too.
Conjunction comma to too 0 votes, asked May 13 by Dane Cutforth
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Puzzling Comma Use
Is a comma needed after "May" in the following sentence? Either way, what is the grammar rule dictating its use ...
comma commaplacement commas 0 votes, asked May 06 by Ryan Funkhouser
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When a comma splice isn't a comma splice...
In a grammar workbook, this sentence is posted as a practice compound sentence: "The tree is cacao, the ground bean ...
comma splice Semicolon compound 0 votes, asked May 03 by sarah k
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Comma, semicolon; or em dash --
Hi, this is the first sentence of an essay describing my decision not to go to college immediately after high ...
comma Semicolon dash complex 0 votes, asked Apr 22 by Todd Andrew
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Is a comma necessary? Is it optional?
"I was wondering what you are doing next week as I will be in town" "I was wondering what you ...
comma commasplice 0 votes, asked Apr 10 by Alyssa
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Comma Question
Is the second comma in the statement below grammatically correct, please? We both have stories to tell, but when we ...
comma 0 votes, asked Mar 28 by Boone
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Comma Help!!!! please
in the following sentence do I need a comma? While walking my my dog to day I saw a woman ...
comma urgent 0 votes, asked Mar 06 by Brandon Moore
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Does this sentence need a comma?
Josie's grandfather is a plumber, and so is her mother.
comma 0 votes, asked Mar 04 by Julie
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Comma usage and inverted word order.
In the following sentence, is the comma placed correctly? Resting will prove hard for you, being a busybody.
comma Invertedwordorder 0 votes, asked Mar 04 by Alexis
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Comma usage
Given the sentence: Ted's personality shaped the way he approached painting, as he worked slowly, thoughtfully and analytically. Is a ...
comma grammar commaplacement 0 votes, asked Feb 23 by Sahil
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commas after supposedly introductory clauses
Hi, could you tell me if a comma is needed after "marketing" in "In the international marketing it is important ...
comma clause 0 votes, asked Feb 22 by Annie
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Comma usage directly after a quotation
Here is the sentence I am editing:Marcus responded with a "Yes, ma'am!" But he sounded drained and his voice was ...
comma commaplacement quotation punctuation 0 votes, asked Feb 20 by Kat
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comma - zero conditional
Should I put comma between the two parts of the sentence 'If you arrange a meeting with them they are ...
comma zeroconditional 0 votes, asked Feb 18 by Dasha
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Comma Use
Does the following sentence need a comma (see brackets)? Why or why not? In partnership with the City of Medicine ...
comma commas 0 votes, asked Feb 05 by Courrtney
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