Unformatted text preview: conjunction (and, but, or, so). Two sentences: Mary ate apples. Paul ate bananas. Compound sentence: Mary ate apples, but Paul ate bananas. Do you see how that works? When you have a compound sentence, you need to have a comma before the coordinating conjunction. What I would like you to do today is to go through your report and find any compound sentences that are missing commas....
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- Spring '11
- English, Syntactic entities, clause