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Koh Elaine
Posted: Sunday, June 18, 2017 7:56:01 PM
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Lee Wei Ling criticised Law Minister K Shanmugam after he said that he does not have a conflict of interest over his role in a Ministerial Committee exploring options for the Oxley Road house where the late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew lived.

I think there should be a comma after 'home'. Am I right?

Thanks.

Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, June 18, 2017 8:32:38 PM

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Can you try this again?

There is no word "home" in your sentence.


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Hope123
Posted: Sunday, June 18, 2017 8:40:08 PM

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It is a long sentence but I don't think you need one after house.

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Koh Elaine
Posted: Sunday, June 18, 2017 8:48:09 PM
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Drag0nspeaker wrote:
Can you try this again?

There is no word "home" in your sentence.

I'm sorry about the error. It should be 'house'.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, June 18, 2017 9:14:44 PM

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I agree with Hope - I don't think it is needed.

In my opinion, the clause "where the late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew lived" is defining which house on Oxley Road.

It's not number three or number ten, it's the house where the late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew lived.


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Koh Elaine
Posted: Sunday, June 18, 2017 11:00:26 PM
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Thanks, Hope and DragOnspeaker.
palapaguy
Posted: Sunday, June 18, 2017 11:20:34 PM

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I also agree with Hope. Comma is not needed.

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