Is it grammatically correct to say

  1. John plays the guitar and Mary, the piano .....

when it comes to the syntactic features of Coordination

  • (1) is an example of Conjunction Reduction, and is grammatically correct English. The comma is unnecessary with phrases this short. – John Lawler Mar 27 '19 at 22:20
  • Your main Q. has been answered, but your 'plea for help' is far too open-ended and vague for this site. If you can be much more specific about what help you need, then please raise another Q. For that reason, I'm deleting the last line of your Q. in preference to proposing the entire Q. for deletion. – TrevorD Apr 6 '19 at 14:25

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