Questions tagged with comma

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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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Comma vs SemiColon
In the following sentence, should there be a comma after marking paint? Or should it be a semicolon? Whether you're ...
comma semi-colon 0 votes, asked Feb 15 by scott
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Inclusion of a conjunction in a list started after a colon & Usage of semicolons vs commas for lists
Here is the sentence in question: "Les Misérables includes several themes pertaining to ethics, such as: the value of atonement ...
Semicolon comma conjunctions colon lists 0 votes, asked Jan 12 by Philip Swanson
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Comma Question
I believe that the following sentence is correct, but I do not know why. "The book was action-packed and filled ...
comma 0 votes, asked Dec 18 '13 by Ben
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Question about using 'that' with a comma before it, instead of 'and' in a sentence.
Hi, I'm writing a book, and I try to eliminate 'and' where I can. Is using 'that', as I have ...
that comma 0 votes, asked Nov 03 '13 by Gabrielle Bergan
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Use of further or furthermore to constraint a topic
I have a sentence establishes a topic and then sets out to show that there is a sutopic that is ...
comma commas further furthermore 0 votes, asked Oct 20 '13 by Matthew Carpenter
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When to use a Comma or Semicolon
In this sentence, which makes more sense, the semicolon or the comma? Here's how I think this should work; put ...
punctuation comma Semicolon 0 votes, asked Sep 21 '13 by Mikiah Fender
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Missuse of the ","
The Civil Aviation Act 1988 20A states (1) A person must not operate an aircraft being reckless as to whether ...
conjunctive comma 0 votes, asked Sep 11 '13 by Michael Bellamy
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On a side note I have little experience in actually playing ultimate frisbee, would that be a problem? Is it ...
punctuation comma grammar Sentence Structure 0 votes, asked Sep 05 '13 by Anonymous
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Punctuation of long adjective string
I am going back and forth on how to punctuate this sentence: For $100, I was able to buy a ...
adjective hyphen comma 0 votes, asked Sep 02 '13 by Catherine C
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