Questions tagged with commas

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Commas-Too many?
Where do I need to put commas in the following sentence: Bitcoin allows people to purchase items privately, but in ...
commas 0 votes, asked Dec 09 by Diane
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How should I punctuate this sentence to make it easy to read?
Though this treatment might provide the much sought after prevention of infertility due to aging—which is easier than treating it—it, ...
commas dashes 0 votes, asked Dec 07 by Liebeskind
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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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Where would the comma go in this sentence?
'I will pass on your message to Jane Smith owner of the shop.' I guess it's after the name, but ...
commaplacement commas help names question 0 votes, asked Nov 11 by Sophie
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Do I need a comma after the word job? Do I need a comma after the word basis?
Upon getting a job make your social life a priority. Go out on a daily basis and you'll become sociable ...
commas 0 votes, asked Oct 28 by Jagermeister
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Please fix this sentence!
Only add commas. Do not change structure: I graduated from Batkin's College with honors and then completed my degree for ...
editing fixing commas 0 votes, asked Oct 19 by hannah
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To use a comma, or not to use the comma
I have signed this code and take what it represents very seriously based on how I was raised by my ...
commas 0 votes, asked Oct 11 by Maureen
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Commas after series in compound subjects.
I have a recurring problem with sentences that have compound subjects. Here's an example: "Being the best person you can ...
commas commaplacement series subject 0 votes, asked Oct 07 by Keith Edwin Schooley
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Proper use of commas
A client sent me the following copy to be used in a brochure: "All sponsorships are exclusive, unless otherwise stated ...
proper use of commas 0 votes, asked Sep 18 by Jake
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Excessive commas? I also cannot tell if my intro lead is in the present tense, despite being active
A 45 year old Queens Park man is in a critical condition after crashing his Holden utility through the Welshpool ...
grammar commas tenses journalism punctuation 0 votes, asked Sep 11 by Kelly Bailey
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breaking up a long sentence
How do I break up a long sentence with lists other than the use of commas? My sentence begins "Combining ...
longsentence commas semi-colon punctuation 0 votes, asked Jul 25 by Melanie Murphey
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Usage of Commas ?
Hi, Can you please explain the rules of using commas in sentences, since I see the usage is sometimes redundant ...
commas 0 votes, asked Jun 21 by Natalia
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Commas and "Too"
On the site, there is no example given on if/how to use a comma before "too" if it comes at ...
commas too -1 votes, asked Jun 19 by Carson
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Too many commas
How can I improve this sentence: However, on her arrival in Kimberley, his mother heard, to her dismay,that this young ...
commas -1 votes, asked Jun 08 by Sharon Miltiadou
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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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commas
In the following sentences should there be a comma after 'I said' and before 'I asked' ? "You did a ...
commas 0 votes, asked May 07 by bill glover
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Commas
I'm a little confused on commas. My question is if the comma belongs that is OUTSIDE the quotation marks? Thanks! ...
commas -1 votes, asked May 05 by bill glover
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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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why does it say add comma for some intro and remove for others?
Grammarly tells me to add a comma for these: From the moment, I walked into the Bull Pen I could ...
commas introductory 0 votes, asked Apr 01 by Tereasa Bellew
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Identifying and Non-identifying Adjective Clauses
Here is the sentence."When we get together, we like to talk about the old days when we all lived at ...
commas 0 votes, asked Mar 11 by John Stevens
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commas
Are the commas in this sentence correct? He lost his teeth, a loss that caused him to wear dentures that ...
commas 0 votes, asked Feb 26 by C Bell
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Semicolons for lengthy list of items
If you have a lengthy paragraph listing numerous items with each item being lengthy themselves; but none of the items ...
semicolons commas 0 votes, asked Jan 20 by Michelle Purdy
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comma vs semicolon using lists and fractions
If i were to ask "Please give me 1/2 of the milk, the cheese and the butter," does that mean ...
commas Semicolon +1 vote, asked Jan 14 by D Mitch
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Punctuation after a quote.
After a quote in a story, you generally write he said, or she said. If I write, "You guys are ...
commas Subordinate conjunctions 0 votes, asked Oct 27 '13 by William C Hanson
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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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Use of commas
Should a comma be inserted after the state abbrievaitions in the following sentence? More than 125 dignitaries, including business and ...
commas 0 votes, asked Oct 14 '13 by Ilene Greenfield
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I'm not sure how to use the pauses in this sentence, help?
I am ending my MLA descriptive essay with this sentence. "Although, a caring man, my father is a slob, a ...
commas ellipsis grammar mla 0 votes, asked Sep 25 '13 by Gianfranco Blanco
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Flow of the sentence vs. the rules for commas
Does the following sentence need a comma, and where should it go? In and out of the rooms and down ...
comma commas flow 0 votes, asked Aug 01 '13 by M. Lyons
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Does this sentence require commas?
Can you tell me if this sentence needs commas. We have an disagreement going on and need to get it ...
commas restrictive non-restrictive 0 votes, asked Jul 31 '13 by Sharon
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Quotations and commas
If a direct quote is embedded within a sentence and ends with a question mark but must be followed by ...
quotes commas 0 votes, asked Jul 17 '13 by Holly
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