Daily Grammar

Quiz for Lessons 351 - 355

Mechanics - Punctuation - Commas

Instructions: Place commas where they are needed.

1. Ila indeed is a good mother.

Ila, indeed, is a good mother.

2. I hope Jennie that you don't go to jail.

I hope, Jennie, that you don't go to jail.

3. My son-in-law Chris will be able to vote in the coming election.

My son-in-law Chris will be able to vote in the coming election. (closely related appositive)
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My son-in-law, Chris, will be able to vote in the coming election. (noun of address)

4. Oh Gail I hope that you on the other hand will be happy with your decision your move to Europe.

Oh Gail, I hope that you, on the other hand, will be happy with your decision, your move to Europe.

5. We sat in the shade beneath a broad green tree Irene.

We sat in the shade beneath a broad green tree, Irene.

6. It was a lovely happy memorable time.

It was a lovely, happy, memorable time.

7. I know after all you will be successful.

I know, after all, you will be successful.

8. Mr. Allen Rudy the boy next door has been fighting with your brother Richard.

Mr. Allen, Rudy, the boy next door, has been fighting with your brother Richard. (Richard is a closely related appositive)

9. Of course we could hear immediately that you after all will be going to Santos a great city in Brazil.

Of course, we could hear immediately that you, after all, will be going to Santos, a great city in Brazil.

10. Well Will I hope to see you by the way in Manaus on our return from our vacation a trip to Australia.

Well, Will, I hope to see you, by the way, in Manaus on our return from our vacation, a trip to Australia.

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