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    adjectives II

    Which of the following is correct:
    1-He was a young man not tall but strong.
    2-He was a young man, not tall but strong.

    3-He was a young man strong but not tall.
    2-He was a young man, strong but not tall.

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    #2
    I favor sentences two and four. It is usual for a descriptive phrase following a noun to be set off by commas (in this case, a comma and a period).

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