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    Default Comma needed?

    Hi there,
    Do I need a comma in the following sentence:
    France is a country, where people like to eat a lot.
    Tanx for your reply!
    Sandra

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    Default Re: Comma needed?

    Hi Sandra. I would say the comma is not needed as the sentence can be spoken in one breath without pausing.

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    Not only is the comma not needed, but it shouldn't be there. The phrase "a country where people like to eat a lot" is a noun phrase.
    A: Tell me something about France.
    B: France is a country where people like to eat a lot.

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