comma instead of 'and'

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comma instead of 'and'

Post by navi » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:47 am

Are these sentences correct:

1) I saw Pete, Tom, Harry.
2) Pete, Tom, Harry came here yesterday.
3) He acted under the influence of Pete, Tom, Harry.
4) He acted under the influence of Pete, of Tom, of Harry.

Gratefully,
Navi
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Re: comma instead of 'and'

Post by tony h » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:10 pm

In all cases the last comma of the list needs to be replaced with "and" or with "or".

eg:
- I saw Pete, Tom and Harry
- I saw Pete, Tom or Harry
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I'm puzzled therefore I think.

Re: comma instead of 'and'

Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:24 pm

Tony's right.

4) is quite outlandish.
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