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by pambele
Wed Jul 19, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: English Grammar
Topic: Commas with the word 'either' at the end of a sentence...
Replies: 2
Views: 50921

Yes, I have come across that explanation before, and to be honest it confuses me all the more. "When too refers to the subject of the sentence"... what does that mean exactly?
by pambele
Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:04 pm
Forum: English Grammar
Topic: Commas with the word 'either' at the end of a sentence...
Replies: 2
Views: 50921

Commas with the word 'either' at the end of a sentence...

Having cracked defining and non-defining clauses, I am still a tad confused as to why some sentences ending with 'either' have a comma before the 'either' and some don't. The same applies with 'too' at the end of a sentence; some have commas before the 'too' and some don't. I can't work out the dist...
by pambele
Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: English Grammar
Topic: Defining and non-defining clauses...
Replies: 3
Views: 41883

Thanks very much, Nikita. I kind of cracked it before I read your excellent posts, which just confirms things. Essentially, anything parenthetical requires commas and non-defining clauses are parenthetical remarks in a bigger clause.
Again, thank you.
by pambele
Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:53 am
Forum: English Grammar
Topic: Defining and non-defining clauses...
Replies: 3
Views: 41883

Defining and non-defining clauses...

Can anyone explain the difference in layman's terms?

Thanks

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