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    I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life, plus, i

    I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life, plus, it would be better for my family.

    Can I use two commas or is it wrong?

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    Re: I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life, plu

    Yes, it is wrong. Either use a semicolon after "life" or put a period/full stop after "life" and capitalize "Plus".

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    Re: I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life, plu

    Would just a comma after life be wrong as well?


    Is this correct:

    I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life. Plus, it would be better for my family.

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    Re: I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life, plu

    Yes, just a comma would be wrong. If you change "plus" to "and" it would be OK. But I think it is better as a new sentence.

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    Re: I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life, plu

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Yes, just a comma would be wrong. If you change "plus" to "and" it would be OK. But I think it is better as a new sentence.
    Is it natural to start a sentence with 'plus'?
    Doesn't it sound colloquial?

    'And', 'besides', 'also', 'on top of that'' sound better to me.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 21-Sep-2014 at 08:48.

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    Re: I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life, plu

    It's natural and colloquial to start a sentence with 'plus'.

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    Re: I'm thinking about relocating to New York because I want a change in my life, plu

    It works for me. Informally.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 21-Sep-2014 at 12:39. Reason: Fixing typo

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