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Lesson 362

Mechanics - Punctuation - Commas

 

Use a comma when words are omitted from parallel clauses in a compound sentence. Example: Mother baked an apple pie, and Aunt Gayle, a chocolate cake.

 

Instructions: Place commas where they are needed.

 

1. Fred asked the question; Sarah the answer.

 

2. I like classical music; my wife country music.

 

3. Ann graduated from Utah State University, and Boyd Arizona State University.

 

4. This box has the books, and that box the recordings.

 

5. Stephanie told a funny story; Alaina a scary one.

 

 

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Answers:

 

1. Fred asked the question; Sarah, the answer.

 

2. I like classical music; my wife, country music.

 

3. Ann graduated from Utah State University, and Boyd, Arizona State University.

 

4. This box has the books, and that box, the recordings.

 

5. Stephanie told a funny story; Alaina, a scary one.

 






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