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Koh Elaine
Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018 6:48:33 AM
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Finally, all the participants(,) in a single row(,) bowed to the audience.

Are the commas in brackets needed?

Thanks.
FounDit
Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018 4:48:38 PM

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Koh Elaine wrote:
Finally, all the participants(,) in a single row(,) bowed to the audience.

Are the commas in brackets needed?

Thanks.


It looks odd, but you could probably get away with it. I think it should be worded differently.

I would say, "Finally, all the participants bowed as a single row to the audience.


We should look to the past to learn from it, not destroy our future because of it — FounDit
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