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Mar
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answered Word to call a person that works in a store
Mar
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comment Exact meaning of the Gandalf quote, “He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”?
@ciechowoj - There are some guidelines for comma usage, but it often comes down to style. Number 4 at grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm has an example similar to your original question.
Mar
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comment Exact meaning of the Gandalf quote, “He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”?
They most certainly could be left there permanently. They could (should) have been present from the first writing. In this comment, I placed them where I did for convenience in making the comma-enclosed phrase removable. There could also be a comma between "that breaks a thing" and "to find out what it is" because the second phrase there is also removable. That would then leave you with "He that breaks a thing has left the path of wisdom" which is a valid thought as well.
Mar
16
answered Pronoun : Antecedent :: Abbreviation : ___________ ? I.e., is there a name for the corresponding word/phrase to which some abbreviation refers?
Mar
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comment How to refer to several titled individuals, “Mr x,y,z PhD”?
@WS2 -Oddly, it took me 7 links down Google's results before I found a source to show that. I've updated the answer accordingly. Thanks! Oh, and my Mom has used Messrs. in business correspondence ever since the '60s.
Mar
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revised How to refer to several titled individuals, “Mr x,y,z PhD”?
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answered Exact meaning of the Gandalf quote, “He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”?
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Mar
16
comment Use of a pronoun with another person
It does, but it could have just as easily been 'Tommy and she' whom were mentioned in the prior, imaginary sentence...
Mar
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Mar
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comment Use of a pronoun with another person
@JanusBahsJacquet - You are correct! Thanks, I've updated my answer to be more complete. By the way, I would certainly notice (and cringe inside slightly) were someone to say "Ted gave his tickets to me & Bob." It is not common usage in my experience and (as a native speaker in the US) I would suggest avoiding it. Instead, I recommend preferring the form provided in the answer.
Mar
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revised Use of a pronoun with another person
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Mar
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revised Use of a pronoun with another person
added additional explanation in guiding which form to use.
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revised Use of a pronoun with another person
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Mar
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comment How to refer to several titled individuals, “Mr x,y,z PhD”?
@TimLymington - I believe you would be looking for Mmes. or Mses. depending on your location and intended recipient. See: noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/bien-well/fra-eng/…
Mar
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answered Usage of “how is everyone”
Mar
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answered How should “midnight on…” be interpreted?
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Mar
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answered Use of a pronoun with another person
Mar
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answered How to refer to several titled individuals, “Mr x,y,z PhD”?