Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Comma"

The meaning of "Comma" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Inverted commas (expression) mean?
A: You would need to say "*in*" inverted commas"

But it's not really something people would say in the spoken language
Q: What does I run up the commas.
(Lyrics from "I got time" of Bebe Rexha) mean?
A: $100
たくさん comma (、) はたくさんお金です。
Q: What does comma splices mean?
A: it’s the use of a comma when, is connecting to independent thoughts. I am so sleepy, I have to go to work.
Q: What does comma splice mean?
A: a comma splice is when a comma (,) is used to combine two or more independent clauses (they can be a sentence by themself) without a conjunction (and, but, though, because)

The environment is dying, we need to act.

sentence 1: The environment is dying.

sentence 2: We need to act.

supposed conjunction: so
Q: What does comma before and on line 5 in the pic mean?
A: I actually don't think the comma is right.
"She announced her opposition to one candidate and her support for others that are running in the November midterm elections."


"She announced her opposition to one candidate but gave her support for others that are running in the November midterm elections."

Example sentences using "Comma"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Why is there a comma in this word(Chi'inau)?.
A: It isn't a comma, it's an apostrophe. The word isn't English. Apostrophes are traditionally used to show a syllable break.
Q: Please show me example sentences with when and how can I use ',' (comma) in
the sentence?.
A: “I went to the store, but it were closed”

“There was a pencil, a pen, and an eraser in the backpack”
Q: Please show me example sentences with how do I use a comma in a sentence? .
A: Use a comma after the first independent clause when you link two independent clauses with one of the following coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, or, nor, so, yet. For example: I am going home, and I intend to stay there.

Synonyms of "Comma" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between comma (,) and full stop (.) ?
A: when you use a comma you want to continue a sentence when COMBINING two or more thoughts or ideas. it’s just a pause. for example: I love winter, but i also like summer. It’s also used to list things, you use a comma to separate things when you listen them. for example: when you go to the store buy paper, shoes, bread, and apples. however a period (.) ends a thought/sentence. for example: i love winter. i also like summer.
Q: What is the difference between It’s and its ( without comma) ?
A: you've got it backwards. It's a dog. Its favorite toy is the Frisbee
Q: What is the difference between comma(,) and semicolon(;) ?
A: Commas are to separate clauses. For example: "The man',' who was tall, walked past me." It is also used for lists. "My favourite colours are: blue, red, yellow and green."

Semi-colons are not used commonly, but are used to show contrast. E.g. "Cyprus is a hot country; Britain is a cold country."

Translations of "Comma"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? (1) Is there a comma or other symbol after the "best regards"?
(2) After "Dear XXX", is there a comma or other symbol?
A: When writing a letter, the accepted format is:

Dear (recipient’s name),
(Content of the letter)

Best regards,
(Your name)

In the place of “best regards”, there are many other options you can use depending on the situation(ex. Thank you, sincerely, ...)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? is a comma put after “sorry”?
A: Depends on the sentence.
1. Sorry, I never meant for this to happen.
> With comma
2. I'm sorry for your loss.
> Without comma
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I think a comma is needed between jobs and students, right? is that typo or correct?
A: Yes it is a typo and not correct.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I think it need to place a comma on it. is it typo or am I wrong?
A: Yes, you should place a comma there (if that's what you are asking).
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? in inverted commas
A: Pronunciation and definition of inverted commas from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Americans don't call them "inverted commas". We call them quote marks or quotation marks. (The British call them quote marks, quotation marks, or inverted commas.)

Other questions about "Comma"

Q: Why are there three commas in this sentence?

Although Trumponomics could stoke a mini-boom, it, too, poses dangers to America and the world.

(The impulsiveness and shallowness of American's president threaten the economy as well as the rule of law: The Economist)
A: The first comma is case 2, and the next two commas are case 3, from the following page:

The first comma sets off the introductory phrase.

The next two commas set off a part of the sentence which is not crucial to its meaning. If you remove the ', too,' then you get a good sentence.

Although Trumponomics could stoke a mini-boom, it poses dangers to America and the world.
Q: Can a comma be used between two sentences?
For example, it's not a question,it's an answer.
Is it grammatically correct?
A: Yes. it's separating two clauses
Q: Why is the comma behind the word "but", not in front of it?
Why does it use "fleeing", not "fleed"?
A: The comma should be before the "but" and "fleeing" is because it's present tense, not past tense
Q: Can comma be used more than one time in one sentence? If so, any examples?
A: Yes. Use a comma to separate a series of actions. Example: today I woke up, took a shower, got dressed, ate breakfast and then went to work.
Q: I'm confused with how to use a comma.

-I'm interested in teaching traditional culture, for example, kabuki, to foreign people.

Do you need a comma after the word example?
A: I think it's ok as you wrote. The function of the comma is to put a short pause in the sentence. I might be mistaken but is it the same thing as when you say in Japanese "例えば、"? But in my opinion it sounds more natural that "for example" is in the befginning if a sentence. In this case you might change "for example" for "like" and delete all three commas.

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