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    #1

    Slowly peel off the wrapper leaving one tiny corner exposed.

    Should there be a comma between wrapper and leaving? Also, is this sentence generally correct?

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    Re: Slowly peel off the wrapper leaving one tiny corner exposed.

    It seems backwards - if you've slowly peeled back the wrapper, the whole thing will be exposed.
    Slowly peel back one small corner of the wrapper. -- That makes more sense to me.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Slowly peel off the wrapper leaving one tiny corner exposed.

    Even worse, it doesn't say "peel back," it says "peel off." If you peel off the wrapper, then it is off. Entirely. "Peel back one corner."

    As for the original question, I would use a comma, but it's not strictly necessary. Especially on a short sentence on instructions on a package.

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