Questions tagged with comma

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Does this sentence require comma?
Can you tell me if this sentence needs comma -- However, to me, changing from a school which supported me ...
grammar comma 0 votes, asked Feb 07 by maywong
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Using a comma after 'hello' or 'hi' before a name sounds unnatural to me.
Everytime I let Grammarly suggest corrections to an email it suggests adding a comma after 'hello' or 'hi.' For example, ...
comma formality hello hi 0 votes, asked Feb 03 by Arena
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Quick Comma Usage Question
I was editing an essay I wrote and came across a sentence where I was not sure whether or not ...
comma grammar Usage commaplacement +1 vote, asked Jan 31 by Jordan
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Comma Placement/Conjunctions
Where is the correct comma placement in the following examples? "But, at least, Daryl provided nachos at the party." "But ...
comma commaplacement conjunctions +1 vote, asked Jan 27 by Snuff Snuff
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Commas & Adjectives
Aren't these two sentences different in meaning? I think they are. Students today need more useful knowledge. Students today need ...
comma adjectives +2 votes, edited Jan 18 by Abdul Quadir
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Is comma mandatory between 2 complete sentences?
I have a question. I learned that you're supposed to use a comma to separate 2 complete sentences w/ a ...
Conjunction comma 0 votes, asked Jan 05 by Eneoji Byeonhwa
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Prepositional phrases and commas
My question is about punctuation. When there is a sentence that starts with "For three years" is that considered the ...
comma placement PREPOSITIONAL phrases 0 votes, asked Jan 05 by rebecca
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Using comma in the sentence.
The sentence below; "The last faculty, Medicine, was the considered equally among both female and male staff". Is it correct ...
comma capitalization sentance +1 vote, asked Jan 02 by Mkod
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Comma use
I would like to know if it is correct to use a comma in the following sentence: "He has previously ...
comma 0 votes, asked Dec 24 '15 by Mark Ruffalo
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Comma here or there?
As far as comma placement goes, which one of these examples would be correct? (My original sentence is much longer, ...
grammar comma commas punctuation sentence-structure +1 vote, asked Dec 20 '15 by I'm Kid A
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appositivess
Do the names of the grandfather and father here need commas around them? The Medici palace, the site of the ...
appositive comma 0 votes, asked Dec 16 '15 by Katherine Schober
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The usage of Although with Whether
Example sentence He was certain that he laughed like a dinosaur. Although whether he's ever seen a dinosaur smile, that ...
Although whether comma +1 vote, asked Dec 08 '15 by Viv
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Does this sentence make sense.
Finally after two scorching days in the blistering sun, the boys had reached their destination ; Kevin’s house. Should i ...
semi-colon Sentence punctuation punctuations comma +1 vote, edited Dec 05 '15 by Nishandeep
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Comma Placement??
Which is correct? Or WHAT WOULD be correct if none of these? I have learned so much from having an ...
comma placement wording order 0 votes, asked Nov 30 '15 by wordgirl
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Missing comma(s) with interrupter
Let's say my sentence is the following, "The event was quite successful though." Grammarly would suggest a comma after successful, ...
interrupter comma 0 votes, asked Nov 26 '15 by ewan
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OK without Commas?
Is the following OK without any punctuation? I can't decide if it needs any as it doesn't seem to break ...
comma commaplacement 0 votes, asked Nov 11 '15 by Joseph
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When does a list become complex and therefore need semicolons?
Hi all, Do lists need to be seperated by semicolons only when the items contain commas themselves? In the following ...
Semicolon comma +1 vote, edited Nov 01 '15 by Joseph
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H.W. Fowler - Outdated and Incorrect?
I have attempted to try and educate myself on strict, proper grammar usage recently. I read this chapter: http://www.bartleby.com/116/402.html from ...
punctuation semicolons comma coordinate Conjunction 0 votes, asked Nov 01 '15 by Joseph
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Do I need a comma?
Does the phrase, "Here I am loved" need a comma after "Here"?
commaplacement comma 0 votes, asked Oct 30 '15 by Cameron
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Do rules for punctuating lists trump rules for punctuating independent clauses?
Hello, all. In cases where there is a list of three or more closely related independent clauses, do commas become ...
lists comma independent Clauses 0 votes, edited Oct 28 '15 by Joseph
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To Comma or Not to Comma in "Your Spiritual Questions Answered"?
We have a feature on our website called "Your Spiritual Questions Answered" — my question is, should it be "Your ...
comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Oct 26 '15 by Nabha Cosley
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comma after conjunction and before if subordinate clause
Should I use a comma between "for" and "if" in this sentence?: Finally, I will work to ensure my students ...
comma Subordinate for if Conjunction 0 votes, asked Oct 24 '15 by Marton Lonart malonart@vbschools.com
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Does the word 'just' have any modifying effect on a clause?
I came across something interesting on the Grammarly checker the other day regarding what it determines as independent clauses. Here ...
comma commasplice 0 votes, asked Oct 24 '15 by Joseph
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comma in a compound sentence with imperative clause
Would you add a comma before the word 'so' (conjunction) if it is a declarative sentence and an imperative/command that ...
grammar comma compound-sentence 0 votes, asked Oct 18 '15 by syl
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Comma Placement
These two sentences are confusing me regarding the placement of commas. Can anyone tell me if these look correct? "What ...
comma +1 vote, asked Oct 17 '15 by sarah kay
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Commas in quote
Hi all, I'm analyzing the comma placement in this Mark Twain quote - "Thunder is good, thunder is impressive, but ...
comma 0 votes, edited Oct 15 '15 by sarah kay
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Examples where a dependent clause following an independent clause needs a comma.
Hello all, So I've been reading up on the use of clauses and have come across something that I don't ...
commaplacement comma dependent independent Clauses 0 votes, asked Oct 14 '15 by Joseph
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use of comma with "that is"
Please suggest which sentence is correct:(1) Who is the addressee, that is, the person to whom the letter will be ...
comma +1 vote, asked Oct 13 '15 by Santanu Maity skm_fs20@rediffmail.com
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Don't understand the use of a comma before 'so'.
I'm getting confused with the use of commas in general, but especially with the using of them before coordinate conjunctions. ...
commaplacement comma Clauses coordinate conj +1 vote, asked Oct 09 '15 by Joseph
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Oxford Comma
It began with the simplest of tasks like feeding and putting my sister, Anna, to sleep. Do you think this ...
Oxford comma ASAP 0 votes, asked Oct 08 '15 by Meg
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