Writing - Comma 3

Index
Put in commas where necessary. If a sentence is correct, type no comma in the textbox.
1) The more she practises the better she plays.
2) World War II began on September 1 1939 with Germany's invasion of Poland.
3) He finally came in in tears.
4) It is the tablet I'm looking for not the laptop.
5) Her objection therefore was ignored.
6) Neither Carol nor Richard has got a car.
7) A student from California won a $100000 (a hundred thousand) scholarship.
8) George and his friends played cards and watched films all night long.

Answers

englishrevealed

CORRECT!

We use a comma in the middle of a sentence which contains the more…, the more… or the more….., the less… construction.

HINT

Are you going to use a comma in this grammatical construction: the more ... the better ...?

CORRECT!

We use a comma to separate the day of the month from the year and after the year. If the date is written the according to Europe (Day, Month, Year), then there is no comma.

HINT

Do we use commas to separate the day of the month from the year?

CORRECT!

We use commas to separate words repeated within a sentence to avoid confusion.

HINT

We have got two prepositions after came. Should you use a comma?

CORRECT!

A comma is used to separate contrasting parts of a sentence.

HINT

Do you need a comma to set off contrasting phrases from the rest of the sentence?

CORRECT!

The comma is used to surround words such as therefore and however when they are used as interrupters.

HINT

You need to use two commas in this sentence!

CORRECT!

Don't use a comma to separate the two halves of a correlative conjunction. Other correlative conjunctions: both ... and | either ... or | whether ... or | not only ... but also.

HINT

Do we use a comma with correlative conjunctions?

CORRECT!

In numbers longer than four digits, commas separate the numbers into groups of three, starting from the right side.

HINT

Do you need to use a comma in numbers longer than four digits?

CORRECT!

Do not use a comma in front of every and in the sentence.

HINT

Do you think you should use commas in this sentence?

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