Basic Comma Rules - Marymount University
Basic Comma Rules To better understand the use of the comma, begin by learning the following basic uses: 1. USE A COMMA TO SEPARATE INDEPENDENT CLAUSES. Rule: Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction (and, but, yet, so, or nor, for) when it joins two complete ideas (independent clauses). A. He walked down the street, and then he turned the ...
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