Questions tagged with commas

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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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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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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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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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