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    should I add a comma?

    Microsoft Word tells me there should be a comma after "order." Should there?

    This, of course, has been met with disapproval of sports governing bodies, which had believed to constitute an autonomous legal order situated above national law and thus exempt from its observance.

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    Re: should I add a comma?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Microsoft Word tells me there should be a comma after "order." Should there?

    This, of course, has been met with the disapproval of sports governing bodies, which had been believed to constitute an autonomous legal order situated above national law and thus exempt from its observance.

    Thanks.
    Not necessarily, but you might want to make your sentence more grammatical, say like the above.
    I would write "met with disapproval from ..." or "met with the disapproval of ..."
    The sports bodies had believed themselves to be above the law. or They had been believed to be above the law. - depending on your meaning.

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