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    In response to Mr Tan(,)who asked why he did not do his homework, the student replied

    In response to Mr Tan(,)who asked why he did not do his homework, the student replied that he had forgotten to do it.

    Is the comma needed?

    Thanks.

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    Re: In response to Mr Tan(,)who asked why he did not do his homework, the student rep

    Yes

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    Re: In response to Mr Tan(,)who asked why he did not do his homework, the student rep

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    In response to Mr Tan(,)who asked why he did not do his homework, the student replied that he had forgotten to do it.

    Is the comma needed?

    Thanks.
    I would use the comma. The clause following Mr Tan is nonrestrictive.

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