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Need an Introduction? Comma Rules for Introductory Phrases (1)

In this first of a series, comma rules for introductory phrases are introduced and explained.

When using an adverbial conjunction to introduce, a comma normally follows. Here is the first set:

Addition: “Finally, I got home after the storm closed the roads in my neighbourhood.”

Comparison: “Similarly, my brother also owns his own home.”

Concession: “Naturally, you should have a home inspector check your preferred house before you make an offer you might regret.”

(October 2, 2011)

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