Questions tagged with commas

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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 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 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 by Sean
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commas
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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 by John Stevens
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