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Atatürk
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 11:18:27 AM

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The pathway thoughts show up often through internal utterances, such as “I will find a way to do this.”

Is the comma correctly used there?

Advice and classroom hints are one thing, grammar rules are another. Michael Lewis (1986)
FounDit
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 12:04:33 PM

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Atatürk wrote:

I would move it to the end of "as".

The pathway thoughts show up often through internal utterances such as, “I will find a way to do this.”

Is the comma correctly used there?


We should look to the past to learn from it, not destroy our future because of it — FounDit
FROSTY X RIME
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 1:47:40 PM

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I will not take a heed of FounDit's advice on this occasion.

The comma is placed in the right place in the original sentence.

Refer to the link below:

Comma in such as



What should be shall be-The fellowship of the ring-
FounDit
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 3:24:31 PM

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FROSTY X RIME wrote:
I will not take a heed of FounDit's advice on this occasion.

The comma is placed in the right place in the original sentence.

Refer to the link below:

Comma in such as



I would agree with you if "such as" had not been followed by a direct speech quotation, although internal thoughts are usually italicized. Perhaps some editors here can offer a more professional opinion.


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Dynamina
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 3:58:21 PM
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Daft sentence.
FROSTY X RIME
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 4:58:18 PM

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I should correct my own sentence.
It should be "I won't take heed of FounDit's advice on this occasion."

What should be shall be-The fellowship of the ring-
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