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How to Use Commas Practice Exercises

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How to Use Commas Practice Exercises

Practice Exercise

Add commas where necessary in the following items. You can check your answers below.

  1. Marie's fat Siamese cat lounged in the front window.
  2. The large scary bug crawled quickly across the bedroom floor.
  3. We ate chips salsa pretzels pizza and popcorn during the movie.
  4. "How many days" Juan continued "do we have off of school?"
  5. The elephant in the center ring had leathery skin a long trunk and big floppy ears.
  6. "I really hope David makes it to practice" said Frankie.
  7. Mark Twain an American writer was famous worldwide.
  8. Well what is your opinion about this?
  9. Besides skateboarding and surfing John also plays baseball and soccer.

Answers

  1. Marie's fat Siamese cat lounged in the front window. (No comma is needed: neither "Marie's Siamese fat cat . . ." nor "Marie's Siamese and  fat cat . . ." makes sense.)
  2. The large, scary bug crawled quickly across the bedroom floor.
  3. We ate chips, salsa, pretzels, pizza, and popcorn during the movie.
  4. "How many days," Juan continued, "do we have off of school?"
  5. The elephant in the center ring had leathery skin, a long trunk, and big floppy ears.
  6. "I really hope David makes it to practice," said Frankie.
  7. Mark Twain, an American writer, was famous worldwide.
  8. Well, what is your opinion about this?
  9. Besides skateboarding and surfing, John also plays baseball and soccer.
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