Comma Before "As Well As": How to Punctuate Correctly

Comma Before "As Well As": How to Punctuate Correctly

Most of the time, you don’t need to use a comma before as well as. The only time you might use a comma is if you want to de-emphasize that phrase.

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Comma Before Including: When and How to Use Correctly

Comma Before Including: When and How to Use Correctly

You should always use a comma before including if you're adding a nonrestrictive clause, but you shouldn't use one with a restrictive clause. Learn more about this tricky comma rule.

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What Is Punctuation?

What Is Punctuation?

You probably know most of the punctuation marks in English. But have you ever wondered: what is punctuation, exactly? Find out where punctuation comes from and why it's important in this article.

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What Punctuation Mark Is Used to Express Strong Emotions?

What Punctuation Mark Is Used to Express Strong Emotions?

How do you express strong emotions with punctuation? Find out how to use exclamation points to show strong emotions in your writing.

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Comma Punctuation: Rules and Examples for Correct Usage

Comma Punctuation: Rules and Examples for Correct Usage

To use a comma or not to use a comma? Comma punctuation rules are some of the hardest grammar rules to learn. Here are our top ten rules on when to use commas in a sentence.

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Comma Before Which, Where, and Who: When to Use It (with Examples)

Comma Before Which, Where, and Who: When to Use It (with Examples)

You need to use a comma before the words which, where, and who if they are attached to additional information that aren't essential to the main sentence. Learn all you need to know to use a comma before which, where, and who correctly in your writing.

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Plural Nouns: Understand How to Use Them

Plural Nouns: Understand How to Use Them

Do you understand how to use and create plural nouns? In this article, we break down the rules of creating and using plural nouns in your writing.

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What Are Common Nouns and When to Use Them

What Are Common Nouns and When to Use Them

Wondering about common nouns and how to use them? In this article, we break down what common nouns are, when to use them, and share meaning and examples.

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 Making Words Possessive with "S"

Making Words Possessive with "S"

How do you create the possessive form of a word that ends with "s"? Discover the rules for this creating possesstives with "s" in this article.

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What Is the 'Singular They' and Why Should I Use It?

What Is the 'Singular They' and Why Should I Use It?

Until relatively recently, English grammarians asserted you use *he* as the gender-neutral pronoun with any antecedent. But things are changing? We explore how to use the singular "they" in this article.

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Then vs. Than: Learn When to Use Which

Then vs. Than: Learn When to Use Which

"Than" and "then" are two words that sound alike but have different meanings and uses. In this article, learn how to use "than" versus "then" correctly.

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En Dash: The Complete Guide

En Dash: The Complete Guide

An en dash is a punctuation mark used to indicate a range of numbers or span of time. In this article, we break down how to use an en dash in your writing.

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Em Dash vs. En Dash: Complete Guide

Em Dash vs. En Dash: Complete Guide

An em dash is a versatile punctuation mark used to take the place of parentheses, colons, or comma. An en dash is typically used to show a range. In this article, we explain the difference between em dashes and en dashes so that you can write with confidence.

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Em Dash: When and How to Use It Correctly

Em Dash: When and How to Use It Correctly

Use an em dash to set off parenthetical information. In this article, we explain what an em dash is and how to use it.

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Best Browser Extensions for Writers

Best Browser Extensions for Writers

One of our main aims at ProWritingAid is to provide you with the best editing tools wherever you write. With that in mind, we've created browser extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Here's how to use them.

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