Questions tagged with commas

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Grammar
When is it appropriate to use a comma before were, for example: Ms. Johnson and I, were checking off items ...
gramm grammar commas punctuation 0 votes, asked Sep 21 by Leela
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Does a semicolon or comma go after "Flamethrower" in this sentence?
I want to know if a comma or semicolon goes after the word "Flamethrower" in this sentence. If so, a ...
commas comma semicolons Semicolon 0 votes, asked Sep 21 by Brian
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Is a semicolon in this list required?
I read online that you should "use a semicolon between items in a list or series if any of the ...
Semicolon semicolons comma commas puncuation 0 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Is a comma needed before 'and' in this sentence?
Is a comma needed before 'and' in this sentence? If the comma is/isn't required, I would appreciate it if you ...
comma commabeforeand commas commasplice +1 vote, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Semicolon or no semicolon in this list?
I need help on deciding wether or not I should use a semicolon (or a comma instead) in these two ...
Semicolon semicolons commas comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Is a semicolon required in this list? If so, where?
I need to know if a semicolon (or comma) is needed in this list. If so, may you please rewrite ...
Semicoolon semicolons comma commas 0 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Do I need a semicolon in this list? If so, where do I put them?
I need help on deciding wether or not I should use a semicolon (or a comma instead) in these two ...
Semicolon semicolons comma commas +1 vote, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Do I need a semicolons in this list?
This is a question that has been killing me for the last three days or so. I need help figuring ...
semicolons commas 0 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Grammar
Which is correct? I have 15 days left before my twelve weeks on this diet are done. OR I have ...
commas Sentence Structure grammar 0 votes, asked Jul 22 by Aranya
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comma usage
Can just a comma be used without the (fanboy) seperating to complete sentences and not being a comma splice. For ...
commas 0 votes, asked Jul 17 by cain salas
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Would I put commas in this sentence with 'or perhaps'?
Would you put commas anywhere in this sentence? "She seemed hesitant or perhaps a little shy to eat." I have ...
commas 0 votes, asked Jul 09 by Corryn
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Comma usage
We are crafitng a core values document for our Christian school. The sentence is: "We are saved by grace alone ...
comma commas 0 votes, asked May 23 by Scott
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Should I use a comma in this sentence?
The plan’s overall network decreased its network by two percent, from 57 percent in 2014 to 55 percent in 2015. ...
commas 0 votes, asked May 02 by Kacie
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Please Punctuate!
We, at XYZ Brewing Company, seek to provide our customers with the highest quality products. OR We at XYZ Brewing ...
commaplacement commas commasplice 0 votes, asked Apr 27 by Amy
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Correct Comma Usage?
Hi, I am trouble I must ask this. Is the following correct (question): "Yes, however, discouraged." -- Background: The is ...
commas 0 votes, asked Apr 10 by John
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Punctuation - Should I use comma(s) in this sentence?
Hello, I am writing a personal statement for admission to law school. In the quoted sentence below, I could not ...
comma commas punctuation 0 votes, asked Feb 28 by John Stiglich
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Punctuation - whether or not to use a comma?
Hello, I am writing a personal statement for admission to a law school. I was wondering whether ot not to ...
comma commas punctuation 0 votes, asked Feb 26 by John Stiglich
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Comma usage: two separate thoughts, one sentence
Here is an example of a sentence with a problem I can't decide how to solve: We developed a retail-tainment ...
commas 0 votes, asked Feb 25 by Anne
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Cannot decide between using "which" or "that". And need comma placement help
Should I use "which" or "that" in the following sentence for my resume? And where do I need commas? "Seeking ...
which that commas 0 votes, asked Jan 27 by Mark
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Comma here or there?
As far as comma placement goes, which one of these examples would be correct? (My original sentence is much longer, ...
grammar comma commas punctuation sentence-structure +1 vote, asked Dec 20 '15 by I'm Kid A
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How to format this sentence
What would be the proper way to format this sentence: "While bullies are a primary fuel for school shootings, those ...
sentence-structure commas formatting +1 vote, asked Dec 10 '15 by Matt
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When commas change the meaning of a sentence (defining and non-defining clauses)
Hello. I'm dealing with defining and non-defining relative clauses, and the way in which the use of commas can change ...
relative-clauses commas 0 votes, asked Nov 16 '15 by Elliot.
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When to use inverted commas
When writing the abbreviated name of something in brackets after the full name should the abbreviation be written in inverted ...
commas 0 votes, asked Oct 12 '15 by Clare Hooper clare.hooper0@gmail.com
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Does the comma change the meaning?
When you go to the store, buy apples and shrimp, if they're on sale. Does the comma mean to only ...
comma commaplacement commas 0 votes, asked Sep 08 '15 by Lisa
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punctuation
In the following sentence, do i need a comma after the word opinion? In my opinion, summer is a better ...
commas 0 votes, asked Aug 21 '15 by Rebecca
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Complex lists- Comma after "and"
Is it correct to use a comma after the "and" in a complex list, which comes before the final item ...
complex lists commas and 0 votes, asked Aug 07 '15 by Tanya088
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Is there anything wrong with this sentence
Happy Birthday! Wishing you much love, joy,and happiness on your special day, and always. I was told by someone that ...
grammar commas 0 votes, asked Aug 01 '15 by Shan
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I am having a disagreement about the punctuation and grammar in a sentence.
Is the following sentence written correctly? I know it is not the best way to structure the sentence, however I ...
grammar punctuation commas sentence-structure 0 votes, asked Jul 24 '15 by Clayton Stew
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Comma Usage
Hello, I am curious which of the following is grammaticly correct. "I really enjoyed working with you, Ted" or "I ...
comma commas commasplice +1 vote, asked Jun 25 '15 by Luke
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Puzzling Comma Use
Is a comma needed after "May" in the following sentence? Either way, what is the grammar rule dictating its use ...
comma commaplacement commas 0 votes, asked May 06 '15 by Ryan Funkhouser
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