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How to use commas: separating nonessential information from the main part of a sentence

Commas are one of the most commonly used punctuation marks. Despite how often we use them, though, it’s not always easy to understand when we should include a comma somewhere in a sentence and when we should leave it out. 899 more words


Do we need the question mark.

I’ve taken to studying Classical Chinese. I’ve studied Chinese the past four years at university. And I want to continue on my own, but I’d been finding the textbooks far too uninteresting. 1,226 more words

Commas, commas, commas

Why do we use commas?

Commas are used to separate or clarify relationships between sentence parts in order to make the meaning of a sentence clear and easy to grasp. 550 more words


"Fashion Check-in"‬-Organisatorin LILIANA KLEIN: "Mein Lieblingsteil..."

“…ist diese Weste aus meiner “Liliana Klein for comma”-Kollektion.”

Seit einigen Jahren schon erfreuen sich die #htcfashioncheckin-Events von Liliana Klein großer Beliebtheit. Nicht nur unter modebewussten Partygehen, sondern auch bei Designern (und solchen die es noch werden wollen). 105 more words


A case for the Oxford comma

One of the most heated debates that you can get into about the English language is whether or not people should use the Oxford comma when they write. 711 more words


The Comma: a pause between parts

The other day, I was sent a screenshot from my son who was at college, carrying out an ‘Editing and proofreading’ exercise. It was a multiple-choice question, as follows: 653 more words

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