Daily Grammar

Lesson 358

Mechanics - Punctuation - Commas

Use a comma after an introductory dependent adverb clauseAn adverb clause is a dependent clause that modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb. It usually modifies the verb. Adverb clauses are introduced by subordinate conjunctions including after, although, as, as if, before, because, if, since, so that, than, though, unless, until, when, where, and while. These are just some of the more common ones.
Source: Lesson 261
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Example: If you want to see the Olympics, order your tickets now.

Instructions: Place commas where they are needed.

1. When my luggage arrives I will give you your present.

When my luggage arrives, I will give you your present.

2. After the game was over both the team and the fans celebrated.

After the game was over, both the team and the fans celebrated.

3. If you do not believe me ask the rest of those present.

If you do not believe me, ask the rest of those present.

4. Although I am afraid I will lead you through the woods.

Although I am afraid, I will lead you through the woods.

5. Where the troops are we are going.

Where the troops are, we are going.

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