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    comma before "eventually" at the end of a sentence

    Do you need a comma before "eventually" at the end of a sentence?

    "I will pass out, eventually."

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    Re: comma before "eventually" at the end of a sentence

    Welcome to the forum, theololo.

    The phrasal verb 'pass out' has at least two meanings. What do you want your sentence to mean?

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    Re: comma before "eventually" at the end of a sentence

    I will sleep/pass out

    Also, thank you :)

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    Re: comma before "eventually" at the end of a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by theololo View Post
    I will sleep/pass out.
    There is no need for a comma in "I will pass out eventually". If you change the construction of the sentence, you would need a comma - "Eventually, I will pass out".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: comma before "eventually" at the end of a sentence

    I am not a teacher.

    That's right, if what is meant is really 'eventually'.

    In Latin languages there is the 'false friend' eventualmente/éventuellement which carries the meaning of 'possibly'.

    'I will pass out, possibly' could work with 'possibly' being added as an afterthought.

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