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My day’s been good as well, thanks, if not a little long feeling.

Is that grammatically correct or am I expected to break it apart into two sentences, leaving the “if” section to stand alone? I feel that it looks wrong, but I also feel that the “if” section belongs with the sentence.

^ Is that grammatically correct? I am skeptical about the comma before “but”. My English teachers didn't teach me well enough 😭. They would always just dock points and never explain why.

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First things first, I think certain parts of the sentence should be rephrased. “Long feeling” is not a combination of words that is traditionally used in English. Instead, I think the sentence should be rephrased like this:

My day has been good as well, thanks, but it has felt somewhat drawn-out.

Judging by the way this sentence is phrased, I’m guessing it is being used in a conversation. In this case, thanks is being used as an informal interjection in the middle of the sentence (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/thanks), so it must be seperated with commas.

Otherwise, your second paragraph was grammatically correct.

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See here for more information about commas.

For example for usage of commas:

Well, I don't know.

Note: Following is the edited content of the first answer.

First, I think certain parts of your sentence should be rephrased. “long feeling” is not a combination of words that is traditionally used in English. I think the sentence should be rephrased like this:

My day has been good as well, thanks, but it has felt somewhat drawn-out.

In this case, "thanks" is being used as an informal interjection in the middle of the sentence (see here for more info), so it must be seperated with commas.

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