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    Suddenly(,) it began to rain very heavily. Therefore(,) I had to postpone my appointment.

    Are the commas obligatory or optional?

    Many thanks.
    Last edited by kohyoongliat; 05-Sep-2007 at 10:23. Reason: Are commas needed?

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    Re: Are comma needed?

    They really should be there IMO, though you will find people not using them.

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    Re: Are comma needed?

    Thanks, Tdol. I agree with me. One fine day a lot of punctuation marks will be dispensed with and the sentences without the punctuation marks are accepted as correct.

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