Daily Grammar

Lesson 365

Mechanics - Punctuation - Commas

Use a comma wherever necessary for clarity to prevent misreading.

Example:
Beneath, the water sparkled brilliantly. (clear)
Beneath the water sparkled brilliantly. (confusing)

 
 
 

Instructions: Place commas where they are needed.

1. To write one must spend much time revising and proofreading.

To write, one must spend much time revising and proofreading.

2. After washing the boy left for the game.

After washing, the boy left for the game.

3. Although a real diamond mine is rather small.

Although a real diamond, mine is rather small.

4. Inside the store contained many beautiful statues.

Inside, the store contained many beautiful statues.

5. When eating a person should use good manners.

When eating, a person should use good manners.

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