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Thread: Punctuation

  1. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #1

    Punctuation


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    Sentence adverb

    It's a sentence adverb. They all get commas.

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    #3
    I voted for the comma, but don't mind too much if they are left out. They should, however, get the comma they deserve.

  4. yulia
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    I thik, that comma is required. When I was in school, my Russian teacher used to tell me that I like commas too much, because I put them where it's necessary and not.

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    #5
    In the example, the adverb modifies the whole sentence, so it should be separated by a comma.

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    i think the comma is required.

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    #7
    So do I. Welcome to the forum.

  8. yulia
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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    So do I. Welcome to the forum.
    So do I as well, but one must use comma only when it's required indeed, otherwise it's going to be such a mess.
    Now tell me, whether all the commas in these clauses are required indeed?
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    Quote Originally Posted by yulia

    So do I as well, but one must use comma only when it's required indeed, otherwise it's going to be such a mess.
    Now tell me, whether all the commas in these clauses are required indeed?
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    Well, in the first sentence it should be a semicolon instead of a comma.

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    #10
    Quote Originally Posted by yulia
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    So do I. Welcome to the forum.
    So do I as well, but one must use comma only when it's required indeed, otherwise it's going to be such a mess.
    Now tell me, whether all the commas in these clauses are required indeed?
    :wink:
    Sentence adverbs, which give the speaker's opinion, are usually separated by commas from the rest of the sentence.

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