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After he'd hit the lady, he fled the scene. Is the comma necessary in this sentence? Thanks!
Nov 12, 2014 4:51 AM
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Yes, the comma is necessary here. This is because 'After he'd hit the lady' is a dependent clause, and when you start a sentence with a dependent clause it must be followed by a comma. It helps separate the two parts of the sentence so that the reader can more quickly understand the structure of the sentence.
November 12, 2014
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