Practice 1 Key
a comma before a coordinate conjunction (and, but, or, nor, so, for, yet) in
a compound sentence.
I am not complaining,
but I am stating my opinion.
are usually used after introductory words, phrases, and clauses.
leave today, remember your umbrella.
From the roof, I could see for miles.
Furthermore, I would like you to mow the lawn.
Yes, Santa Claus, there is no Virginia.
commas to set off items in a series of three or more.
Of the letters X,
Y, and Z, I prefer Z.
Insert commas as needed in the following sentences.
Not all sentences need commas.
was tired, exhausted, and frustrated after such a busy day.
addition, she was running a temperature of 102.
I was younger, I was afraid of the lawnmower man.
son was afraid of spiders when he was younger. Correct
worked during the day, and she attended Dalton State on Monday nights.
worked nights and attended Dalton State during the day. Correct
admire your problem, but I don't have any solutions to offer you.
you don't mind, it is my turn to have a crisis.
Lizzy, and Geoffrey drove to Playalinda and surfed all afternoon.
need of water, the desperate travelers searched for an oasis.
was going to do the dishes, but I was distracted.
the bomb scare, teachers held classes outside on the lawn.
it was snowing, we did not enjoy having class outside.
sitting in the snow for 10 minutes, I began to freeze.
example, I enjoy reading walking and singing.
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