Questions tagged with comma

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Aren't there certain situations when a comma can precede "even if"?
This place is great. Have to say that right off the bat. Sometimes I feel like the "even if" subordinate ...
comma 0 votes, edited Dec 18 by donna
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Compound Clause Comma Rule
When two independent clauses are joined as a compound of a dependent clause, is a comma used? Example: Suzy said ...
comma compound independent 0 votes, asked Dec 13 by Lauren Lindemulder
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Quotations and Commas
Are quotations necessary when translating a different language within a sentence? I am also wondering if all the commas I ...
comma quotation which that 0 votes, asked Dec 11 by Ginny Wightman-Massey
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A comma or a hyphen
In the sentance: she rolled and found he was awake, watching, expressionless. between the words watching and expressionless what is ...
hyphen comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Dec 04 by Rachelle
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Can second clause of two Independent clauses have an implied I?
Hello, Is the second clause in the sentence below an independent clause with an implied "I"? Thanks, Steve I swam ...
Clauses independent comma 0 votes, asked Dec 01 by Steve
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Comma use
I'm making a sign with the simple text "Oh, bless!", in reference to a baby. Is it with or without ...
comma commaplacement commas 0 votes, asked Nov 15 by Renee
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Comma before that/which (special case)
Hello, I have a question regarding commas before that/which. Example sentence: "The coordinates of the city, that/which lies south of ...
comma which that 0 votes, asked Nov 06 by jel
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Cutting a verb completely to go to a direct object
Example: His skin was orange, and his lips, a maroon hue. This is a conversational style writing where I skip ...
verb cutting comma 0 votes, asked Nov 02 by Harrison Aye (Oxyborb)
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Semicolon or comma?
Goals are an important part of the journey, it's HOW you attain them that matters!
Semicolon comma 0 votes, asked Oct 26 by Alicia Nicholas
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Comma usage
1. Should I use comma in cases like that? Especially I am worried about the first comma. And, did I ...
comma punctuation colon 0 votes, asked Oct 16 by Jagermeister
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Comma between subject and verb: special case
In this sentence: "The three kids, Maggie, Milly, and Molly, went out to the beach.", is the comma before went ...
comma 0 votes, asked Oct 15 by KTL
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comma befor "while"
"You disregard the mess, while I try to control the world." or "You disregard the mess while I try to ...
while comma necessary 0 votes, asked Oct 08 by mary
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Comma usage
I know that commas should be used when a new independent clause is introduced. However, should a comma be used ...
comma Usage Subordinate dependent clause -1 votes, asked Jul 27 by Joe Peetz
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Comma Placement?
Is this sentence grammatically correct? "Another example of how hard work leads to success can be seen in the case ...
comma commasplice help grammar commaplacement 0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Nancy Chang
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Using quotes for rhetorical questions
What is proper grammar/comma usage, etc. for the following: Have you ever thought, “wouldn’t it be cool if…”? If it ...
quotes comma grammar 0 votes, asked Jul 24 by Lea
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Comma with Subjects and Verbs
Grammarly Handbook tells us not to separate a subject from its verb. However, their first example seems confusing to me: ...
comma punctuation +1 vote, asked Jul 22 by Rus
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comma usage
Do I need comma in this sentence? Don't forget, Tom is a liar
comma 0 votes, asked Jul 21 by Rus
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Comma splice
Why are Sentences A and B acceptable and not considered verboten due to comma splices? Sentence A: I came, I ...
comma 0 votes, asked Jul 16 by Oliver Wendel Holmes
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Comma "pause" question
A friend and I were playing Trivial Pursuit when we came across this question: "What Jack Nicholson film had a ...
comma pause +1 vote, asked Jul 14 by Adam
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Using commas around "in fact"
I was provided a newsletter with this sentence, "Birds and rodents, in fact all insects are attracted to areas where ...
comma in fact grammar Usage 0 votes, asked Jun 24 by Nicole Drach
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Please correct.
wonderful effort, Alex, keep up the good work!
when to include a comma 0 votes, asked Jun 14 by Laurel Donaldson
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comma after but
Do I need a comma after "but" in this sentence? Peter agreed, but other than at the dancing lessons, he ...
comma 0 votes, asked Jun 08 by Sharon Miltiadou
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Correct use of the comma
Is it necessary to put a comma between 'constitution' and 'guaranteeing' in the following sentence:"no constitution guaranteeing freedom of expression"Since ...
comma punctuation 0 votes, asked May 23 by Ki Zaru
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Comma after introductory phrase
1) With this article, I hope to inspire others. 2) With this article I hope to inspire others. Which is ...
comma 0 votes, asked May 18 by linda777
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Comma or no comma?
Which is the correct sentence for my slogan? 1) Everyday Problems, Solved! 2) Everyday Problems Solved! Thank you.
comma commas 0 votes, asked May 17 by George
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Is enclosed an introductory phrase
In a business letter that includes the following: "Enclosed please find the billing invoice for the services completed..." Is "enclosed" ...
comma commas introductory business letter 0 votes, asked Apr 24 by Mary
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What is the correct punctuation in this sentence?
Putting on her warm coat; which she normally did regardless of the weather, she took one last glimpse about and ...
comma colon Semicolon dash 0 votes, asked Apr 03 by lee leeeder
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I can't decide if this sentence is correct or not.
"DO NOT follow trend of the tourists, if you are a well-seasoned traveler, you should know this by now." The ...
grammar comma 0 votes, edited Mar 27 by Vincent Croos
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Comma usage
I will provide the sentence first and then give the question: I am writing this to tell you how you, ...
comma 0 votes, asked Mar 10 by Leon Phillips
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commas and conjunctions
I have been confused about this issue for years (and I'm old). The following sentence is from the Portland State ...
comma splice Conjunction error 0 votes, asked Feb 20 by Tony Peters
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