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2. The sentence, "He would, after all, ask his father for use of the Lexus to drive his date to the prom," is an example of using a comma to set off a transitional phrase.
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User: 2. The sentence, "He would, after all, ask his father for use of the Lexus to drive his date to the prom," is an example of using a comma to set off a transitional phrase.

Weegy: The answer is True.
OxTornado007|Points 5198|

User: 4. The sentence, "She was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, but attended college in Berkley, California," uses commas correctly when the sentence includes place names

Weegy: True
pathwise|Points 1257|

User: The sentence, "Seriously, senior citizens need to pay more attention to fraud prevention," is an example of using a comma to set off a conversational expression.





Weegy: True
Expert answered|Thaters|Points 43|

User: When separating a direct quotation from a signal phrase, a writer should not use a comma:

Weegy: 'Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary', published in 1983, contains a very useful 'Handbook of Style' with a large section covering 'Punctuation'. [ There are two separate and very detailed sub-sections for quotation marks: 'Quotation Marks, Double' and 'Quotation Marks, Single'. There is so much in it - all of it very concise and interesting - that it cannot all be summarized here! ]
Expert answered|Thaters|Points 43|



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