Questions tagged with commas

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Cannot decide between using "which" or "that". And need comma placement help
Should I use "which" or "that" in the following sentence for my resume? And where do I need commas? "Seeking ...
which that commas 0 votes, asked Jan 27 by Mark
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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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How to format this sentence
What would be the proper way to format this sentence: "While bullies are a primary fuel for school shootings, those ...
sentence-structure commas formatting +1 vote, asked Dec 10 '15 by Matt
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When commas change the meaning of a sentence (defining and non-defining clauses)
Hello. I'm dealing with defining and non-defining relative clauses, and the way in which the use of commas can change ...
relative-clauses commas 0 votes, asked Nov 16 '15 by Elliot.
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When to use inverted commas
When writing the abbreviated name of something in brackets after the full name should the abbreviation be written in inverted ...
commas 0 votes, asked Oct 12 '15 by Clare Hooper
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Does the comma change the meaning?
When you go to the store, buy apples and shrimp, if they're on sale. Does the comma mean to only ...
comma commaplacement commas 0 votes, asked Sep 08 '15 by Lisa
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In the following sentence, do i need a comma after the word opinion? In my opinion, summer is a better ...
commas 0 votes, asked Aug 21 '15 by Rebecca
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Complex lists- Comma after "and"
Is it correct to use a comma after the "and" in a complex list, which comes before the final item ...
complex lists commas and 0 votes, asked Aug 07 '15 by Tanya088
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Is there anything wrong with this sentence
Happy Birthday! Wishing you much love, joy,and happiness on your special day, and always. I was told by someone that ...
grammar commas 0 votes, asked Aug 01 '15 by Shan
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I am having a disagreement about the punctuation and grammar in a sentence.
Is the following sentence written correctly? I know it is not the best way to structure the sentence, however I ...
grammar punctuation commas sentence-structure 0 votes, asked Jul 24 '15 by Clayton Stew
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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 '15 by Luke
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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 '15 by Ryan Funkhouser
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Correct use of commas?
Hi, I'm currently on a proofreading course, and reading several grammar/punctuation books alongside it. I've learnt that there are four ...
commas punctuation 0 votes, asked Apr 24 '15 by Liz
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Commas Following the Main Clause.
Can somebody please explain to me where it is appropriate to separate a dependent clause off with a comma when ...
commas Subordinate Clauses +1 vote, asked Apr 11 '15 by Sean
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Not only do we arrive professionally manicured, but we also leave your lawn in a safe and freshly manicured condition, ...
commas grammer 0 votes, asked Apr 01 '15 by Carmen Williams
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Comma before "with" and dependent clause
In the following sentence, should there be a comma before "with"? I think that a comma is unnecessary since the ...
commas Clauses punctuation with conjunctions 0 votes, edited Mar 25 '15 by Meggie
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To comma or not
Hey guys got a question, should I use a comma or not after the word structure "My role has been ...
english grammar commas 0 votes, asked Mar 11 '15 by Gabriel Armancas
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Commas and periods inside quotation marks
Hi, My two examples: She smiled, "Hi, my name's Mary," and gave him a nod. She smiled, "Hi, my name's ...
commas quotation marks periods 0 votes, asked Mar 09 '15 by Roy van Bragt
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Comma usage
The S phase, when DNA synthesis occurs, is between 2 gap phases, when cell growth occurs and cytoplasm organelles duplicate. ...
commas 0 votes, asked Feb 21 '15 by Rachel
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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 '15 by Courrtney
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Commas and conjunctions
Is the comma after the word business necessary? Her career interests include journalism, chemistry, law, business, and pharmacy. Thanks
conjunctions and commas 0 votes, asked Dec 27 '14 by Hilda
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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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 by Jake
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