Comma Test

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RULE 1: USE COMMAS TO SEPARATE ITEMS IN A LIST.
(Example: They were afraid of lions, tigers, and bears.)

Carlos wants to visit Paris Italy Germany and China.
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RULE 1: USE COMMAS TO SEPARATE ITEMS IN A LIST.
(Example: They were afraid of lions, tigers, and bears.)

My favorite colors are blue red and pink.
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RULE 1: USE COMMAS TO SEPARATE ITEMS IN A LIST. (Example: They were afraid of seeing lions, hearing tigers, and being eaten by bears.)

I have to clean my room walk the dog and take out the trash.
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RULE 2: USE A COMMA TO SEPARATE TWO OR MORE ADJECTIVES THAT COME BEFORE A NOUN. (Example: Today was a long, exhausting day.)

January is a cold harsh month in Nebraska.
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RULE 2: USE A COMMA TO SEPARATE TWO OR MORE ADJECTIVES THAT COME BEFORE A NOUN. (Example: Today was a long, exhausting day.)

Susan wore a long green dress to the dance.
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RULE 3: USE A COMMA BEFORE A CONJUNCTION THAT JOINS TWO COMPLETE SENTENCES.
(Example: I ate my spinach, and I became very strong.)
(Non-example: I like spinach and carrots.)

We can go to the zoo or we can go to the movie theater.
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RULE 3: USE A COMMA BEFORE A CONJUNCTION THAT JOINS TWO COMPLETE SENTENCES.
(Example: I ate my spinach, and I became very strong.)
(Non-example: I like spinach and carrots.)

James wants to leave now yet we must wait for his little brother.
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RULE 3: USE A COMMA BEFORE A CONJUNCTION THAT JOINS TWO COMPLETE SENTENCES.
(Example: I ate my spinach, and I became very strong.)
(Non-example: I like spinach and carrots.)

I do not like biology or chemistry.
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RULE 4: USE A COMMA BEFORE AND AFTER INTERRUPTERS.
(Example: John, for example, likes to work.)

The new student you may have heard won the contest.
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RULE 4: USE A COMMA BEFORE AND AFTER INTERRUPTERS.
(Example: John, for example, likes to work.)

You may of course want to read the rules carefully.
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RULE 4: USE A COMMA BEFORE AND AFTER INTERRUPTERS.
(Example: John, for example, likes to work.)

You need a pencil however to do your work.
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RULE 5: USE COMMAS TO SET OFF APPOSITIVES.
(Example: Scout, my dog, is really sweet.)

Joe my cousin is visiting Egypt.
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RULE 5: USE COMMAS TO SET OFF APPOSITIVES.
(Example: Scout, my dog, is really sweet.)

Rikki the mongoose fought two cobras.
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RULE 6: USE COMMAS TO SET OFF NOUNS USED IN DIRECT ADDRESS. (Example: George, do you want to go to a movie?)

Call me Conrad if you hear any good news.
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RULE 6: USE COMMAS TO SET OFF NOUNS USED IN DIRECT ADDRESS. (Example: George, do you want to go to a movie?)

Mom may I go to the movies?
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RULE 7: USE A COMMA AFTER AN INTRODUCTORY WORD OR PHRASE. (Example: Before I ate dinner, I did my homework. Example: Okay, you may go to the mall.)

No I don't like lima beans.
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RULE 7: USE A COMMA AFTER AN INTRODUCTORY WORD OR PHRASE. (Example: Before I ate dinner, I did my homework. Example: Okay, you may go to the mall.)

After I finish my homework I can watch TV.
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RULE 8: USE COMMAS TO SEPARATE PARTS OF DATES AND ADDRESSES. (Example: Today is Tuesday, June 10, 1992.)

Armistice Day was Friday November 11 1918.
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RULE 8: USE COMMAS TO SEPARATE PARTS OF DATES AND ADDRESSES. (Example: He lives at 123 Jones Street, Omaha, Nebraska.)

He lives at 1224 Maple Road Williamsville NY 14221.
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RULE 10: USE COMMAS TO SEPARATE A QUOTATION FROM THE REST OF THE SENTENCE. (Example: "Do your best," said my teacher.)

Joyce said "There is the mayor." "I see him" shouted Fred.