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    Do you always need comma here?

    Is it always necessary to put a comma after the following words if they are the first word in the sentence?.......


    Nonetheless,
    Admittedly,
    However,


    Are there any instances when you would not need to put the comma after these words when starting a sentence with them?

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    Re: Do you always need comma here?

    Yes, though it depends on the use of 'however':

    He did his best. However, he failed.
    However hard you try, you'll fail.

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