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    Smile How would I know if the relative clause needs a comma or not.

    Hello everyone,

    That part really confuses me a lot. How would I know if the relative clause needs a comma. I know extra information needs, but, when I write, I don't know if it's extra or not extra.

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    Companies use a wide variety of strategies to advertise goods and services, which includes billboard and newspaper.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post

    Companies use a wide variety of strategies to advertise goods and services, which include billboards and newspapers.
    I would say

    Companies use a wide variety of strategies to advertise goods and services, including billboards and newspapers.

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    Default Re: How would I know if the relative clause needs a comma or not.

    Then why?
    I know that "Which + present simple or present continuous" can be changed into "V+ing". But that's only when they information are not extra, isn't it?
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Default Re: How would I know if the relative clause needs a comma or not.

    What follows the comma is extra information.

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    Default Re: How would I know if the relative clause needs a comma or not.

    Well, when can it be a reason?
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Default Re: How would I know if the relative clause needs a comma or not.

    I don't know what else to say.

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    Default Re: How would I know if the relative clause needs a comma or not.

    No problem. Thanks a lot about your clarification.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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