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use of comma befor "which" [#permalink] New post 07 Dec 2008, 21:55
Can any one explain where to use comma before which and where not to? Im alw confused by this
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Re: use of comma befor "which" [#permalink] New post 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.
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Re: use of comma befor "which" [#permalink] New post 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?
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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
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