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Example sentences for "comma"

Lexicographically close words:
comitum; comity; comly; comlye; comm; command; commandant; commandants; commande; commanded
  1. In these circumstances, a comma is placed under them at this division, where a rest, or small space, of time is left before you proceed to pronounce the other part, but it must not be imagined that this is a full stop.

  2. Use the comma to separate dependent and conditional clauses introduced by such words as if, when, though, unless the connection be close.

  3. Use the comma to set off appositive expression (see §29, Note 1), or a geographical name that limits a preceding name.

  4. Do not use a comma or other punctuation mark with the parenthesis marks unless it would be required even if there were no parenthesis.

  5. In addition to this, place a comma after the name of the addressee, a comma after the street address, if one be given, and after the name of the town or city.

  6. If it is used, place a period at the end of the last line, and a comma after each preceding line.

  7. Avoid the "comma blunder"; that is, do not use a comma to divide into clauses what should be separate sentences, or should be connected by a conjunction.

  8. Use the dash preceded by a comma before a word which sums up the preceding part of a sentence.

  9. Use the comma to separate two adjectives modifying the same noun, but not if one modifies both the other adjective and the noun.

  10. Use the comma to separate coördinate clauses that are united by a simple conjunction.

  11. Use the dash in the place of the comma to set off more definitely some part of a sentence.

  12. Use the comma after each word of a series of words that all have the same grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence, unless conjunctions are used between all of those words.

  13. Use the comma to separate the members of a compound sentence when those members are short and closely connected in their thought.

  14. Use the comma to set off short, informal quotations, unless such quotation is a word or phrase closely woven into the sentence.

  15. I do not know as the comma before it, as in the word Eh noo keuh’f, is of any use.

  16. Sometimes an r occurs separated, you will observe, by a comma from the rest of the syllable.

  17. Down to a comma the machine leaders knew what they wanted for a direct primary law, for an anti-racetrack gambling law, for a railroad regulation law.

  18. The Anti-Racetrack Gambling bill passed the Assembly, passed the Senate and was signed by the Governor precisely as it had been introduced; there was not so much as the change of a comma allowed.

  19. Rowe placed a comma after 'Judge,' and this punctuation was adopted by all subsequent editors.

  20. Rowe made no material alteration except that he put a comma after 'touch' in the last line but one.

  21. Sometimes the pause of a comma must be made where there is no pause in your book.

  22. And here it may be observed, that the comma is more frequently used to point out the grammatical divisions of a sentence than to indicate a rest or cessation of the voice.

  23. THE COMMA is a mark like this =,= When you come to a comma in reading, you must generally make a short pause.

  24. Sometimes a comma must be read like a question.

  25. Sometimes a comma is to be read like a period, with the falling inflection of the voice.

  26. Sometimes the comma is to be read like an exclamation.

  27. Editors put a comma after wepende, and no stop after seileth: but it is Alceoun who weeps.

  28. Editors put no stop after may and a comma after hell.

  29. Helm, wrongly I think, places a comma between saurae and inlices.

  30. If a comma too much brought ruin into Mr. Z.

  31. The mere misplacement of a comma will do it.

  32. Does this clause read so closely as not to need a comma before who?

  33. If this clause were placed after its principal clause, would the comma be needed?

  34. Words or phrases connected by conjunctions are separated from each other by the comma unless all the conjunctions are expressed+.

  35. Give two rules for the use of the comma (Lesson 37).

  36. For punctuation, see rules for the comma and the semicolon, p.

  37. The comma is used in the first sentence, because a conjunction is omitted; but not in the second, as all the conjunctions are expressed.

  38. The omission of the comma in (g) shows that Glass bends easily is not offered as a general statement, but that the action is restricted to a certain time or condition.

  39. Footnote 418: Changed comma to period (in a countercuffe given to Martin =Junior.

  40. Page 12, comma changed to full stop, “not always so unsociable.

  41. At last one” Page 108, comma changed to full stop, “in size.

  42. Had ever,” Page 180, comma changed to full stop, “degree of intelligence.

  43. Evidently there were” Page 166, comma changed to full stop, “to the present.

  44. But it has” Page 102, comma changed to full stop, “mass.

  45. It is painful” Page 144, comma changed to full stop, “very sure.

  46. There” Page 40, comma changed to full stop, “and sunny.

  47. Only the” Page 128, comma changed to full stop, “was discussed.

  48. But as the” Page 91, comma changed to full stop, “the outer world.

  49. The first member for our consideration is the Comma Butterfly, of which an illustration is given in Plate III, fig.

  50. The caesura is meant to fall not with the comma after difficult , but after thou; and there is a most effective and grand suspension intended.

  51. Footnote 4: If we put a comma after bent, the phrase will mean 'in the full purpose or design to lay our services &c.

  52. Every point has in it a conjunctive, as well as a disjunctive element: the former seems the one regarded here--only that some amities require more than a comma to separate them.

  53. Footnote 13: The sense here requires an s, and the space in the Quarto between the e and the comma gives the probability that a letter has dropt out.

  54. Footnote 7: 'as he would have Peace stand between their friendships like a comma between two words.

  55. On page 290, the comma was removed after "I can't even think".

  56. On page 290, a comma was added after "in somewhat triumphant tones".

  57. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "comma" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    boundary; caesura; comma; interval; juncture; lull; mark; pause; period; point; punctuation; stop

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    comma after; command again; command the; command thee; command them; command you; commanded respectively; commanded the; commanded thee; commanded them; commanding engine; commanding general; commanding officer; commanding officers; commanding position; commanding the; commanding them