Introductory Commas after Dependent Clauses

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Introductory Commas after Dependent Clauses

Skim your paper, looking at only the first 2-3 words of each sentence.

Stop if one of these words is: while, because, when, if, or after ("dependent markers").

If necessary, please a comma at the end of the introductory dependent clause.

   

Comments

12/3/2007 5:32:36 PM
melissa davis said:

could you give me an example


11/24/2008 3:45:55 PM
Diana said:

I found a typo in your instructions.
"If necessary, place a comma at the end..." The word "place" should replace the word "please."
Thanks for all the great tips. I get a lot of good info from this website.


8/31/2009 5:35:07 PM
loottie said:

my question was what is a introductory dependent clause not how to correct one! stupid fool!


7/5/2011 1:46:16 PM
Jami said:

On the last sentence, did you mean "place" a comma?




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