Comma Rules Practice 2
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 rather unhappy opinion.
are usually used after introductory words, phrases, and clauses.
When you leave today, remember
From the roof, I could see for
Furthermore, I would like you to
mow the lawn.
Yes, Santa Claus, there is no
commas to set off items in a series of three or more.
Of the letters X, Y, and Z, I prefer Z.
commas to set off coordinate adjectives not joined by and.
The tired, ambitious clerk usually
worked through lunch and stayed late.
Insert commas as
needed in the following sentences. Not
all sentences need commas.
the mid-1970s I had a diabolical intelligent dog named Moonbear.
was a smart quick and hungry dog.
was also a very useful dog for he had the ability to scare off would-be
all his amazing tricks the one that amazed me the most was his speed.
he was hungry he could move at incredible unimaginable speeds.
example I once removed a freshly baked cherry pie from the oven and I put it
on the center of the dining room table to cool.
I knew what was happening Moonbear jumped onto the table and began eating
the hot cherry pie.
had eaten half of the pie before I was able to stop him.
the cherry pie incident I was more careful where I put baked goods to cool.
even the top of the refrigerator was not safe from Moonbear.
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