Coma after "finally"


Should there be a coma after the word "finally"?

See example:

Finally I presumed I would gain practical knowledge about entrepreneurship.
asked Nov 16 '11 at 22:24 Michal New member

Thanks guys MichalNov 24 '11 at 09:45

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Yes, Michal, there should be a "comma" after the word "finally".


As a general rule, when speaking, you would take a breath after you say "finally", to conclude your comments, and the comma conveys that pause.  

link comment answered Nov 16 '11 at 22:59 Shaila Fernandes Expert

I agree with Shaila. I normally put a comma after an adverb beginning a clause.

link comment answered Nov 17 '11 at 09:25 A Clil To Climb Contributor

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