What is a Comma?

A comma is a punctuation mark that indicates a pause between parts of a sentence. It is also used to separate items in a list and to mark the thousands place in a large numeral.

  • Example: While Tony mowed the lawn, Nick boiled a pot of pasta.
  • Example: Nick added garlic, onions, and fresh basil to the pasta sauce.
  • Example: The spaghetti recipe Nick was following had over 1,000 positive reviews online.
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