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Commas - Glossary of Terms


Commas (,) are used to make sentences less unwieldy.  They are used to mark the divisions in sentences, as may be caused by phrases, clauses or conjunctions.   Commas are also used to separate list items and in numbers to aid reading.  

The use of the comma is covered in more detail in the lessons below.
Associated pages:
Commas after a sentence introductions
Commas after a transitional phrase
Commas after interjections (yes, no, indeed)
Commas before conjunctions (and, or, but)
Commas for parenthesis
Commas in lists
Commas with a long subject
Commas with numbers
Commas with quotation (speech) marks
Commas with the vocative case
Glossary of grammatical terms

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