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    Comma

    1. When I was in primary school, I was a good student, never skipped class.
    why do we need to add a comma before never?

    2.The photographer is back with more famous landmarks interacting with his whimsical paper cutouts.
    Why we need not to a comma before interacting?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 04-Apr-2017 at 19:17. Reason: Standardised font across post
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    Re: Comma

    Personally, I would use a period instead of a comma if I was transcribing 1. from speech.

    I don't really understand 2. well enough to comment.

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    Re: Comma

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    Personally, I would use a period instead of a comma if I was transcribing 1. from speech.

    I don't really understand 2. well enough to comment.
    What do you mean by a period?
    Thank you for your help and corrections!

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    Re: Comma

    A full stop (BrE) is a period (AmE).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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