Do you ever wonder if you are using too many commas or not enough? In this podcast, we explain what a comma is and how to use it.
In “Understanding Punctuation,” we covered some of the most common punctuation marks used in English writing. Now, let’s look at a few more punctuation marks in further detail.
The comma is the most important punctuation mark for ensuring clarity in a sentence, but it is often incorrectly used. Follow our helpful comma rules to ensure you are using commas correctly.
In our earlier article we learned that commas remove ambiguity and ensure that the reader understands the meaning the author wants to convey. Let's continue looking at some additional grammatical constructions that call for comma usage.
While the comma indicates the smallest interruption in thought and the period provides a complete break, the semicolon and colon fall somewhere in between.
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