Comma Before Or


Can you ever have a comma before or? 


Bobby is in a difficult situation: to lie about stealing, or to live in guilt.


Would it be ok for a comma to be before or?

asked Nov 25 '13 at 23:20 Nicole New member

3 answers


Agree. Comma has to come out and sentence needs reworking for clarity.

link comment answered Nov 26 '13 at 01:57 Susan Smith New member

For style purposes, I believe the comma can stay: it gives dramatic pause to the possibility of living in guilt.

link comment answered Apr 12 '16 at 18:26 Joel New member

attending, presenting, or facilitating 

link comment answered May 13 '16 at 15:40 Bell Gil New member

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