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    Default Does Thus take a comma?

    Hello everyone,


    Does Thus have a comma ahead?

    Many companies have adopted automatic machines so as to enhance their production with accuracy. Thus, numerous employees have lost their jobs.
    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: Does Thus take a comma?

    Do you mean 'Does "thus" have a comma after it?'

    Sometimes it does and sometimes it doesn't, depending on the context.

    Click here to read 54,532 examples of 'thus' used in a variety of contexts.

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    Default Re: Does Thus take a comma?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Do you mean 'Does "thus" have a comma after it?
    Does ahead mean after 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: Does Thus take a comma?

    No

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    Default Re: Does Thus take a comma?

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Does ahead mean after it? :(
    If it meant anything in that context it would mean 'before it', but most people in that context would use 'before'.

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