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    Admire the spectacular ...comma usage?

    Admire the spectacular shores of Europe, as you
    unwind on the deck of the luxurious ferries run by Grimaldi Lines.

    I think the comma usage is right, as it sets of an unrelated subordinate clause. But, still unsure - can you tell me if its'right?

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Admire the spectacular ...comma usage?

    Quote Originally Posted by sahanav View Post
    Admire the spectacular shores of Europe, as you
    unwind on the deck of the luxurious ferries run by Grimaldi Lines.

    I think the comma usage is right, as it sets
    off an unrelated subordinate clause. But, still unsure - can you tell me if it's right?

    Thanks in advance
    I agree with you about the comma usage. However, you are mixing up the tenses between "deck" [singular] and "ferries" [plural]. You can fix it by changing the phrase to "on the deck of one of the luxurious ferries..." or "on the deck of a luxurious ferry..."
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: Admire the spectacular ...comma usage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
    I agree with you about the comma usage. However, you are mixing up the tenses between "deck" [singular] and "ferries" [plural]. You can fix it by changing the phrase to "on the deck of one of the luxurious ferries..." or "on the deck of a luxurious ferry..."
    I agree with your correction, but those are not "tenses".

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