Put your phone aside

Untaught88

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Hi,

Is "Put your phone aside and try to sleep" correct?
 

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I would use "away" in that sentence.

Put away your phone, and try to (get some) sleep!
 

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Why did you use a comma before "and"? Can you please explain it?
 

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They're two independent imperative clauses.
 

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I'd use "Put your phone away" (different word order from teechar) but that's just personal preference.
 

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You could also tell the person to put their phone down.
 
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