Writing - Comma 1

Index
Put in commas where necessary. If a sentence is correct, type no comma in the textbox.
1) Unless you give me the tools I won't be able to repair the car.
2) My aunt Fiona whom you have just met is a waiter.
3) To tell you the truth he would do anything to win her heart.
4) Susan had a bad cold so her father took her to the doctor.
5) He's very good at Maths but still isn't able to answer correctly.
6) She rushed to the station but she was too late.
7) My teacher criticised me because I didn't do my homework.
8) I have to buy apples oranges grapes and bananas.

Answers

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CORRECT!

We use a comma after a subordinate/dependent clause when it begins a sentence.

HINT

Do we use a comma after a subordinate/dependent clause when it begins a sentence?

CORRECT!

We use a comma in relative clauses before who, whom and which if the information is not essential for the understanding of the sentence.

HINT

You have to decide whether the following relative clause is defining or non-defining!

CORRECT!

A comma is used after phrases of more than three words that begin a sentence.

HINT

To tell you the truth is a phrase that has more than three words. Do you have to use a comma here?

CORRECT!

A comma is used to separate two strong clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction (FANBOYS) for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so.

HINT

We have got two independent clauses joined by so. Do you need to use a comma here?

CORRECT!

If the subject does not appear in front of the second verb, we do not use a comma.

HINT

The second part of the sentence is not complete. Do you have to use a comma?

CORRECT!

A comma is used to separate two strong clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction (FANBOYS) for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so.

HINT

We have got two independent clauses joined by but. Do you need to use a comma here?

CORRECT!

We don't usually put a comma after the main clause when a dependent (subordinate) clause follows it.

HINT

Do you think you should use a comma in this sentence?

CORRECT!

A comma is used to separate items in a list (nouns and adjectives). If you have more than two nouns or more than one adjective, you need to separate them with commas.

HINT

A comma is used to separate items in a list (nouns and adjectives). If you have more than two nouns or more than one adjective, you need to separate them with commas. The last comma is optional in this sentence.

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