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    Do we need a comma?

    Do you think we need a comma in the sentence, "They wrote a letter to the company, describing its advertising as inappropriate."

    I don't think we need it because 'describing' just modifies 'a letter.' What do native English speakers think?

    Thank you so much as usual.




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    Re: Do we need a comma?

    Quote Originally Posted by sky3120 View Post
    Do you think we need a comma in the sentence, "They wrote a letter to the company, describing its advertising as inappropriate."

    I don't think we need it because 'describing' just modifies 'a letter.' What do native English speakers think?

    Thank you so much as usual.



    No comma is required.

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    Re: Do we need a comma?

    Thank you and some said if a real antecedent is apart from relative pronouns and it causes ambiguity, we need a comma before relative pronouns, but I do not agree with it and I have never heard of it either. What do you think? Thank you.

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