Writing - Comma 2

Index
Put in commas where necessary. If a sentence is correct, type no comma in the textbox.
1) I met her on a cold windy day.
2) He said 'My grandfather has got a lot of money.'
3) They must look into the problem seriously mustn't they?
4) Do you remember Chris Jansen? Well he's become a pilot.
5) Simon did you like the new film by Quentin Tarantino?
6) Alice was an intelligent young woman.
7) Having finished her homework she left the room.
8) China's giant panda is now considered an endangered species.

Answers

englishrevealed

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We use a comma if the adjectives are equally important and give similar kinds of information.

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COLD and WINDY are equally important adjectives and give similar kinds of information. Do you need to use a comma between them?

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The comma is used with words such as she said, he told me ect. to indicate direct quotations.

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Do we use commas to separate direct speech or quoted elements from the rest of a sentence?

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A comma is used to separate a statement from a question.

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We have got a question tag in this sentence. Are you going to use a comma?

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A comma is put after common introductory words yes, however, well ect.

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WELL is an introductory expression. Do you know the rules?

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We use commas to indicate that a person is being addressed by name. If the name comes first, it is followed by a comma.

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Would you use a comma after the name or title of a person directly addressed?

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Don't use a comma if the adjectives are not equally important or give different kinds of information.

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INTELLIGENT and YOUNG are not equally important adjectives and give different kinds of information. Do you need to use a comma between them?

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When the participial phrase comes before a main clause, it is followed by a comma.

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Do you need to use a comma when the participial phrase comes before a main clause?

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Do not separate a subject from its verb.

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Can you separate a subject from its verb?

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