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Yes here we are again – time to open those eyes and get those commas right again… I am trying to keep it simple.
The first five are in my previous post a while ago, so I will start with No. 6!
- Use a comma to separate the day of the month and year. (Plus after the year too if you have another word following:
e.g. It was in the 24th June, 2013, edition.
- Use a comma to separate cities from states and countries:
e.g. I come from Los Angeles, California, USA.
- Use a comma to show someone’s degree title with their name.
e.g. Dr John Morsley, M.D.
- Use commas to show relative clauses with (who, that, which)
e.g. My sister, who is married to John, is coming to stay.
- Use a comma after a speaking description word, e.g. said, called, asked, etc…
e.g. He said, “I want to talk to the Manager.”
That’s it for now, but there are more to come. Keep tuned!
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