Punctuation

How to Quote a Quote?

How to Quote a Quote?

In American English, use double quotation marks for quotations and single quotation marks for quotations within quotations. In British English, use single quotation marks for… Read more

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Comma Before Which

Comma Before Which

Use a comma before which when it introduces a nonrestrictive phrase. Don’t use a comma before which when it’s part of a prepositional phrase, such… Read more

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Comma Before But

Comma Before But

Put a comma before but when but is joining two independent clauses. Otherwise, leave the comma out. You almost never need a comma after but. Read more

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Comma Before And

Comma Before And

Whether or not you put a comma before and depends on how you’re using and. There’s no single rule that applies to all situations. Putting… Read more

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Comma Splice

Comma Splice

When you join two independent clauses with a comma and no conjunction, it’s called a comma splice. Some people consider this a type of run-on… Read more

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