Lesson: Set commas around:
• Nonessential clauses (those that don't alter the sentence meaning when omitted). Example: "Sally Soso, CEO of Widgets World-wide, joined the board of directors last month."
• Words or phrases that break up the sentence's main components: Example: "I'll offer, for example, three options."
• Parenthetical or transitional words or phrases. Example: "In fact, the marketing staff added two full-time positions."
Tip: A natural pause when you read a sentence aloud often points to where you need a comma.
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