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    comma, if clause

    Sight reading Latin and Greek is a pleasurable activity, if you learn how to do it.
    I was taught that people don't use a comma when if-clause is placed after the main clause. How come the above sentence uses a comma?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: comma, if clause

    It's optional. In this case, the writer wanted to take a pause after 'activity'.

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