Questions tagged with commas

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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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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 0 votes, 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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Commas for quoted word in middle of a sentence.
Do we need to use commas to offset a quoted word in the middle of a sentence? For instance, if ...
quotation quotations Sentence commas middle 0 votes, edited Jun 28 '13 by Leikela
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Punctuation (commas)
Hi, Is the punctuation in this sentence correct? "Also, if we go with the first option, can we make some ...
punctuation comma commas punctuations 0 votes, asked May 22 '13 by Astra
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Punctuation (commas)
Hi, Is the punctuation in this sentence correct? "Also, if we go with the first option, can we make some ...
punctuation comma commas punctuations +1 vote, asked May 22 '13 by Astra
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Comma after date
"died 15th July 2012 aged 62 years". Should there be a comma after "2012"?
dates commas 0 votes, asked May 15 '13 by SheB
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Use of Comma
which is correct? Q. And, Michael, you are going home? OR Q. And Michael, you are going home?
commas 0 votes, asked May 15 '13 by Patty
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Commas with conjunctions and prepositions
My boss inists we use commas very sparingly. With this in mind, which commas could be omitted in the following: ...
commas 0 votes, asked May 10 '13 by Laurie Harrington
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Can commas be used to seperate mutiple modifiers and long phrases,etc.
Hi,everyone.I'm a ESL student,and I have been confused about the usage of comma for a long time.Here are some sentences ...
commas 0 votes, asked May 10 '13 by Tina
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Commas when listing in a sentence
When I was in the 5th grade, I specifically remember my teacher telling us to use commas like so: Jackie ...
commas list Sentence 0 votes, asked Apr 26 '13 by Ashli Agnant
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Which would be correct
I am wanting to know which way this sentence would be correctly punctuated. He covered his eyes with both hands ...
commas and dashes 0 votes, asked Apr 25 '13 by lee leeeder
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Correct Grammar
Could you please tell me if the following sentence is grammatically correct? By being able not only to understand one’s ...
grammar commas Sentence 0 votes, asked Apr 14 '13 by Ben Maltbie
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Commas around title
When writing a title of a dignitary with his name, should I use commas around the title?
commas Around Titles Dignitary 0 votes, asked Apr 07 '13 by PiusD
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The correct use of apstrophy (') and meaning. for example girl's I understood but in case of girls' what it ...
commas 0 votes, asked Mar 20 '13 by mamta anand
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Can dashes be used correctly in place of commas to show action in your sentences? eg: The dragon beat his ...
dashes commas 0 votes, edited Feb 19 '13 by Lee
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Comma or no comma
I don't think a comma is necessary after For years, but grammarly does. What do you think? For years most ...
comma commas 0 votes, asked Jan 31 '13 by Carly Jason
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Commas and quotation marks
I understand how to use a comma with a direct quote: He said, "That's nice." or "That's nice," he said. ...
commas quotation +1 vote, asked Jan 22 '13 by Ross Edwards
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Correct use of commas in this statement(?)
I was told that the following sentence should have 2 commas added to encircle the phrase, "who the item is ...
commas statement Sentence Phrase +1 vote, asked Dec 12 '12 by Mette Greising
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Proper use of the comma in 'and'
Is it correct to use the comma after the word 'and'? E.g: Pressure canning is a method used for processing ...
commas and 0 votes, asked Nov 16 '12 by Jaira Angeli B. Casipit
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Do we use a comma or not?
This is his favourite book as he says. I mean by the sentence that I'm saying he says this is ...
commas Sentence grammar Structure 0 votes, asked Nov 10 '12 by user22
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