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    #1

    punctuation

    I believe in AmE, a singular verb is usually, if not always, used.

    Are the highlighted commas necessary?


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    #2

    Re: punctuation

    I would omit the first comma, or rephrase the sentence:

    I believe a singular verb is usually, if not always, used in AmE.

    The highlighted ones are needed.

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    Re: punctuation

    I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude for your guidance all along.

    Best wishes

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