Daily Grammar

Lesson 361

Mechanics - Punctuation - Commas

Use a comma to set off a short clauseA clause is a group of words having a subject and a verb.
Source: Lesson 246
at the end of the sentence to change a statement into a question or an exclamatory sentenceAn exclamatory sentence shows strong feeling. Declarative, imperative, or interrogative sentences can be made into exclamatory sentences by punctuating them with an exclamation point. Example: The assignment is due tomorrow!
Source: Lesson 91
. Example: You are going to town, aren't you?

Instructions: Place commas where they are needed.

1. That should make them take notice shouldn't it!

That should make them take notice, shouldn't it!

2. This is a beautiful location isn't it?

This is a beautiful location, isn't it?

3. Becky is a living miracle isn't she!

Becky is a living miracle, isn't she!

4. Joe was here this morning wasn't he?

Joe was here this morning, wasn't he?

5. The new player really tries doesn't he!

The new player really tries, doesn't he!

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