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    Is comma needed?

    He tried very hard(,) yet he could not carry the heavy chair.

    Is a comma needed after 'hard'.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Is comma needed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    He tried very hard(,) yet he could not carry the heavy chair.

    Is a comma needed after 'hard'.
    You do need a comma.

    Some prefer to use 'and yet' rather than simply 'yet' as a conjunction.

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