Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    kohyoongliat is offline Senior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Malaysia
      • Current Location:
      • Malaysia
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    1,277
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Is comma obligatory?

    Would you like to go to (the) Ding Sung Restaurant this afternoon?

    Is 'the' obligatory?

    Thank you very much.

  2. #2
    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Philippines
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Posts
    43,087
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Is comma obligatory?

    Only if it's part of the name:
    Last night I dined at The Ivy and tonight I am going to Maxim's

  3. #3
    kohyoongliat is offline Senior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Malaysia
      • Current Location:
      • Malaysia
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    1,277
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Is comma obligatory?

    I see. Thanks.

Similar Threads

  1. need comma help.
    By market in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-Mar-2007, 08:23
  2. Comma confusion
    By burgerline08 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-Feb-2007, 12:20
  3. Comma Question
    By gjo123 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-Jan-2007, 12:19
  4. Comma or No Comma
    By cleung in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 15-Jul-2006, 16:25
  5. why is there no comma in the year?
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 25-Feb-2004, 13:07

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •