Questions tagged with comma

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Most appropriate to use comma, ellipses or parenthesis? Help!
My husband and I are debating what would be most suitable for this sentence. Can somebody help? "Not all those ...
parenthesis comma ellipses 0 votes, asked 22 hours ago by Saucer
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Should I have a comma in this sentence?
In the following sentence, which example would be right? I can't figure it out. Should there be a comma after ...
comma runon +1 vote, asked Dec 01 by David Lewis
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Comma usage for name
Which is correct: 1. In Loving Memory of Our Girl, Penny OR 2. In Loving Memory of Our Girl Penny ...
grammar comma 0 votes, asked Nov 30 by Alicia Fisher Damiano
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Prepositional phrase or main clause? Comma placement?
In the sentence "Once a long time ago, she had a pet turkey. " is "Once a long time ago ...
preposition comma 0 votes, asked Nov 26 by Wendy
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Comma use.
"I get it, now" or "I get it now." Which one is valid and why? I'd like to apply this ...
comma 0 votes, asked Nov 23 by Brandon Crispi
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The Oxford Comma
Hey there :) I grew up in oxford, and as such have grown up with some slight differences that I ...
Oxford comma oxfordian 0 votes, asked Nov 23 by Izzy Skye
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A comma after "At first glance"?
Hello. Do you believe a comma is necessary in the following sentence? At first glance, I thought she looked just ...
comma +1 vote, asked Nov 17 by David Grove
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Me or Myself, and where to put the comma!
I don't want to know who's eating this, but myself I don't want to know who's eating this, but me ...
comma Me myself +1 vote, asked Nov 16 by JT
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Missing comma in a series
I get "Your sentence contains a series of three or more words, phrases, or clauses. Consider inserting a comma to ...
missing comma +1 vote, asked Nov 14 by james
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Commas
Is it correct to punctuate a sentence with a second phrase for emphasis with a comma? And what is this ...
grammar comma emphasis 0 votes, asked Nov 13 by kissherace
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Grammar & Word Usage: With or And
Sentence: "Many, many, years ago- I struggled heavily to reconcile my belief in God ___ being gay." 1. Do I ...
with and comma grammarcheck HELPME 0 votes, asked Nov 11 by Brienna Oulette
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Comma or period?
Hi, Would you use a comma or a period/full stop in this sentence: "I wouldn't say that's Microsoft's fault though, ...
comma period 0 votes, asked Nov 04 by Racxie
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Comma Rules
Is this correct form? In the Aboriginal creation myth, Ka-ro-ra’s sons kill all of the bandicoots and then harm one ...
comma 0 votes, asked Nov 02 by John Hernandez
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Comma usage?
Is the comma in this sentence correct or unnecessary? I can't figure it out for sure. "If these downsides can ...
comma Sentence punctuation essay 0 votes, asked Oct 25 by Andy
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Is a comma required before "no matter how"?
In the sentence, "I couldn’t bring myself to give up my thermal vest, no matter how tired I was of ...
comma 0 votes, asked Oct 22 by Brian
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Would a comma be needed before "or something"?
Would a comma be needed before "or something" in the sentence, "You must be 13 years old or something"? If ...
comma 0 votes, asked Oct 22 by Brian
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Why was a comma used before "though" in this sentence, but not in this one?
Why was a comma used before "though" in the sentence, "We didn't win, but our strategy was great, though," but ...
comma +1 vote, asked Oct 22 by Brian
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Should the phrase "that's all" have a comma before it? Is it non-restrictive?
In the sentence, "Today, I watched some TV and studied for my exam[,] that's all," would "that's all" need a ...
comma non-restrictive 0 votes, edited Oct 22 by Brian
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Is there a comma in the phrase, "I took a short[,] 30 minuet nap"?
Should a comma go after "short" in the sentence, "I took a short[,] 30 minuet nap"?
comma +2 votes, asked Oct 22 by Brian
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Are commas used around the phrase "like two days ago"
In a question I asked like this, I asked if a comma would be necessary to separate "two days ago" ...
comma 0 votes, asked Oct 21 by Brian
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Is a comma required before "at least" when it comes at the end of a sentence?
Should a comma before "at least" when it comes at the end of a sentence? "I was late to school, ...
comma 0 votes, edited Oct 21 by Brian
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Should the phrase "by far" be separated with commas?
In the sentence, "Yesterday was, by far, one of the luckiest nights of my life," would "by far" be separated ...
comma 0 votes, asked Oct 21 by Brian
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Is a comma required before/after the phrase, "trust me"?
In both of these sentences, would a comma be used before/after the phrase, "Trust me"? Sentences: "Trust me, you're not ...
comma 0 votes, asked Oct 21 by Brian
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Would a comma be required after "sometimes" when it comes at the beggining of a sentence?
Does the rule for having a comma after "today" also apply to "sometimes"? Sentence example: "Sometimes[,] laziness can get the ...
comma +1 vote, asked Oct 21 by Brian
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Comma Question
Hello. Do you see any need for commas in the following sentences? I saw her mother but not her father. ...
comma 0 votes, asked Oct 20 by David Grove
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Can a clause be non-restrictive if it starts with "to"?
In the sentence, "I've been thinking of getting a car soon[,] to travel to further places," would "to travel to ...
comma 0 votes, edited Oct 21 by Brian
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Is a comma required after "today" when it comes at the beggining of a sentence?
When starting a sentence with the word "today" (or "yesterday"), would a comma go after it? Sentence: "Today I talk ...
comma +1 vote, asked Oct 20 by Brian
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Is "two days ago" separated with commas?
In the sentence, "My parents bought these cups[,] two days ago[,] for drinking tea," would the phrase "two days ago" ...
comma +1 vote, asked Oct 20 by Brian
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Should a semicolon or comma go after "excuse me"?
Would "excuse me" have a comma after it in the sentence, "Excuse me, you forgot your wallet"?
comma Semicolon 0 votes, asked Oct 20 by Brian
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Comma before "or shall I"?
In the sentence, "Do you want to drive the car[,] or shall I," would a comma go before "or shall ...
comma 0 votes, asked Oct 20 by Brian
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