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    Can an independent clause and a dependent clause be connected with a comma?

    Or is it considered as a comma splice?
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    Re: Can an independent clause and a dependent clause be connected with a comma?

    A comma splice incorrectly connects two independent clauses. (Click on the underlined link.)

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    Re: Can an independent clause and a dependent clause be connected with a comma?

    Connecting an independent clause and a dependent clause with a comma is correct and very common.

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    Re: Can an independent clause and a dependent clause be connected with a comma?

    Grammar 101.


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