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    I will begin with the article - Punctuation

    I will begin with the article as soon as I hear from her.

    Do you need a comma after the word article and before as soon as, in this sentence?

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    Re: I will begin with the article - Punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by sahanav View Post
    I will begin with the article as soon as I hear from her.

    Do you need a comma after the word "article" and before "as soon as" (no comma required) in this sentence?
    No.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: I will begin with the article - Punctuation

    Thanks a lot for the reply. Could you please explain why?

    Regards.

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    Re: I will begin with the article - Punctuation

    It's unnecessary.

    It needlessly breaks up the sentence.

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    Re: I will begin with the article - Punctuation

    Dear Rover,
    Thanks for the explanation.

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    Re: I will begin with the article - Punctuation

    You're welcome, but instead of sending your thanks in a separate message, just click the Like button, please.

    The reason is that it is flagged as a new post, so we think you might have a follow-up question or something to add. Those of us with slow internet connections and/or old computers have to waste valuable time waiting for it to appear.

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