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.
–For answers scroll down.

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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from Daily Grammar Lessons Blog http://dailygrammarlessons.blogspot.com/2016/02/lesson-362-mechanics-punctuation-commas.html

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