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    comma usage

    which is correct?
    a) Your grades are as impressive as they were last semester, if not more so.
    b) Your grades are as impressive, if not more so than they were last semester.
    c) Your grades are more impressive.

    thanks!

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    Re: comma usage

    Quote Originally Posted by Stephanie Pelonia View Post
    Which is correct?
    a) Your grades are as impressive as they were last semester, if not more so.
    b) Your grades are as impressive, if not more so than they were last semester.
    c) Your grades are more impressive.

    Thanks!
    Which one do you think is natural?
    Two are grammatically correct and one is not, but the two which are correct do not mean the same thing as each other.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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