Phrases and Clauses — The Never-ending Dilemma

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Phrases and Clauses: How can I tell the difference? Does it matter? Can I punctuate them the same? Do adverb phrases always take commas or never take commas? Does “essential” have anything to do with it? These two language elements, phrases and clauses, function differently from each other and are punctuated according to two different sets of rules. Understanding how …

A “Run-On” Sentence

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A “run-on” sentence: Two sentences that have no conjunction between them that are put together as one sentence either with a comma instead of a period or with no punctuation at all. …He always came in late and sat down and checked Facebook before he even started to do any work, that’s right. …She owned a condo, he owned a …