Question about using 'that' with a comma before it, instead of 'and' in a sentence.


Hi, I'm writing a book, and I try to eliminate 'and' where I can. Is using 'that', as I have done below, accepted when writing prose?


'I told him about my American friends, that we planned to travel to Africa together, to the Ivory Coast.'


Thank you!



that comma asked Nov 03 '13 at 08:57 Gabrielle Bergan New member

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I said him about our travel to lvory Coast in Africa together with my american friends .

link comment answered Nov 05 '13 at 22:14 Mahjabin Andar New member

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