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    Nicky21 is offline Newbie
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    Question ???

    why we shoudn't use comma before "that"in relative clauses?

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    Default Re: ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicky21 View Post
    Why shouldn't we use a comma before "that" in relative clauses?
    Welcome to the forum, Nicky.

    We only use a punctuation mark when there is good reason to do so. There is no reason to use a comma in a sentence like

    'I have a cat that won't chase mice.'

    Please note that a better title would have been 'Comma before "that"?'.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

    Rover

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