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    #1

    comma needed or unnecessary?

    Another significant point is, that... is the comma correct here?

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    #2

    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    I would omit it.

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    #3

    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    Without an entire sentence, it's impossible to say.

    Another significant point is that they have spent 75% of the money already.
    Another significant point is, that aside, that there is still 25% of the money left for them to spend on something more worthwhile.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 01-Dec-2015 at 21:43. Reason: Added missing word, thanks Heidi
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Without an entire sentence, it's impossible to say.

    Another significant point is that they have spent 75% of the money already.
    Another significant point is, that aside, that there is still 25% of the money left for them spend on something more worthwhile.
    In your last sentence, can we add a 'to' before the word 'spend'?

    Thank you.

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    #5

    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    You were asked for the entire sentence that contained your question. Until you answer that question, we will not answer yours.

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    #6

    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    Quote Originally Posted by Heidi L View Post
    In your last sentence, can we add a 'to' before the word 'spend'?

    Thank you.
    Yes, Heidi, it was a typo. I missed out the word "to". I have now added it. Thanks.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    You were asked for the entire sentence that contained your question. Until you answer that question, we will not answer yours.
    I'm not sure who that was aimed at, Mike. Heidi L isn't the OP.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    Oops!

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    #9

    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    Here comes the entire sentence:
    One more reason to take in refugees is, that most of them are potential professional workers.

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    #10

    Re: comma needed or unnecessary?

    The comma is wrong.

    I know it's required in German, but it's a mistake in English.

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