Mechanics - Punctuation - Commas
Use a comma to separate co-ordinateEqual in rank or importance. adjectivesAdjectives modify or affect the meaning of nouns and pronouns and tell us which, whose, what kind, and how many about the nouns or pronouns they modify. They come before the noun or pronoun they modify except for the predicate adjective which comes after a linking verb and modifies the subject. Source: Lesson 151. Co-ordinate adjectives can be checked to see if a comma is necessary by placing and between them. They will sound smooth and correct with the and.
The warm, sunny day made everyone happy. (warm and sunny sounds smooth)
You are a clever little girl. (clever and little doesn't sound smooth)
Instructions: Place commas where they are needed.
1. Today was not a clear sunny day.
2. Allison thought she was such a clever little girl.
3. Where did you buy that dashing red car?
4. They say that tomorrow will be a sunny warm day.
5. Your careless inconsiderate behavior could cause you serious problems.