Commas After Introductory Clauses Video Lesson

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When to Use Commas After Introductory Clauses

A comma is a punctuation mark that can be used to punctuate introductory clauses. When a dependent clause is at the beginning of a complex sentence, a comma must be placed after the dependent clause.

Examples of Commas After Introductory Clauses

Some examples of commas after introductory clauses would be the following:

  • Although I am usually a fan of her music, her newest album was a huge disappointment.
  • Because we are out of eggs, we have to use applesauce to moisten our brownie batter.
  • Until we get back, your older sister is in charge.
  • Whenever Lora goes to the beach, she always forgets to bring sunscreen.

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