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    Correct position of comma

    Hi, I'm writing our wedding invitations and having trouble working out where to put the comma/commas.

    "We are very sorry, but, due to restricted numbers, we are unable to invite children unless they are family."


    The commas in red are where I think they might be!


    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Correct position of comma

    Quote Originally Posted by richie1383 View Post
    Hi, I'm writing our wedding invitations and having trouble working out where to put the comma/commas.

    "We are very sorry, but, due to restricted numbers, we are unable to invite children unless they are family."


    The commas in red are where I think they might be!


    Thanks in advance
    NOT A TEACHER.

    I think you could leave out the comma after "but"; you don't have to, though.

    I'm not sure what you mean by "restricted numbers."

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    Re: Correct position of comma

    You only need a comma after 'sorry'.

    Guests will know what you mean by 'restricted numbers'.

    Rover

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