use of comma befor "which" : GMAT Verbal Section
Check GMAT Club App Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 03 Dec 2016, 06:25

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# use of comma befor "which"

Author Message
VP
Joined: 18 May 2008
Posts: 1286
Followers: 15

Kudos [?]: 400 [0], given: 0

use of comma befor "which" [#permalink]

### Show Tags

07 Dec 2008, 21:55
Can any one explain where to use comma before which and where not to? Im alw confused by this
If you have any questions
New!
Director
Joined: 14 Aug 2007
Posts: 733
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 180 [0], given: 0

Re: use of comma befor "which" [#permalink]

### Show Tags

08 Dec 2008, 01:36
ritula wrote:
Can any one explain where to use comma before which and where not to? Im alw confused by this

AFAIK, comma is used when the phrase/clause/element is non-essential.
It will be good if you can give some examples.
VP
Joined: 18 May 2008
Posts: 1286
Followers: 15

Kudos [?]: 400 [0], given: 0

Re: use of comma befor "which" [#permalink]

### Show Tags

08 Dec 2008, 22:03
here is an example
The growth of the railroads led to the abolition of local times, which was determined by when the sun reached the observer's meridian and differing from city to city, and to the establishment of regional times.
In this case, how does comma change the meaning?
alpha_plus_gamma wrote:
ritula wrote:
Can any one explain where to use comma before which and where not to? Im alw confused by this

AFAIK, comma is used when the phrase/clause/element is non-essential.
It will be good if you can give some examples.
Re: use of comma befor "which"   [#permalink] 08 Dec 2008, 22:03
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
USE OF WHICH 1 27 Dec 2015, 21:39
1 Use of that and which 1 04 Aug 2013, 09:44
3 Can verb-ed modifier be without a comma ? 11 02 Aug 2013, 07:56
Use of "which" 1 06 Aug 2007, 20:35
use of Before and Ago 5 25 Dec 2006, 12:38
Display posts from previous: Sort by