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    Post Use of comma in 'It is clear-cut that,'

    Dear teachers,

    Is this sentence grammatically correct?

    It is clear-cut that, lack of a job, desperation, frustration and debts, combined, can destroy anyone.

    Would this one 'look' better due to its formality?

    It is clear that some problems combined, such as X, Y and X, can destroy anyone.

    Very much appreciated

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    Re: Use of comma in 'It is clear-cut that,'

    The second is much better as it is concise. In the first, the comma after "that" is not required.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Use of comma in 'It is clear-cut that,'

    Besides, what is the point of using 'clear-cut' here?

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