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    kohyoongliat is offline Senior Member
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    Default Is comma needed?

    I was walking with a briefcase, in which was the month's takings from the company.

    Is the comma needed? Are there any errors in the sentence?

    Thank you very much.

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    Default Re: Is comma needed?

    I was walking with a briefcase, in which was the month's takings from the company.

    Is the comma needed? Are there any errors in the sentence?

    I was walking, carrying a briefcase

    The comma would be better following "walking", so that briefcase and its contents are linked.



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    Default Re: Is comma needed?

    Thanks for the prompt reply.

    You say, "The comma is better after 'walking' " but is the comma needed after briefcase?

    If the sentence were to remain, is the comma needed after briefcase?

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