Comma splices


I have a problem with comma splices in the following example: “this is experiance gained from the visits to the both hospital and community placement, then i realize how crucial role of the pharmacist has within the community.”

asked Mar 31 '11 at 23:02 rushdi New member

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It is incorrect to use a comma to join two complete ideas.  Try breaking them into two sentences.


This is experience gained from the visits to both the hospital and community placement.


It helped me to realise how crucial the role is the pharmacist is within the community.

link comment answered Apr 01 '11 at 16:46 Kimberly Expert

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