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Which sentence is punctuated correclty?
A. I like to eat a lot but I have to watch my weight.
B. I like to eat a lot, but I have to watch my weight.
C. I like to eat a lot, I have to watch my weight.

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Commas with coordinating conjunctions
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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Oct 25, 2017

I like to eat a lot, but I have to watch my weight.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Sep 01, 2017

I like to eat a lot, but Ihave to watch my weight.

If you are going to add a word such as but to a sentence always put a comma before you write the word down.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered May 05, 2017

Answer B is the correct answer because it places the comma before the but.
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Feb 07, 2017

B. because before BUT, FANBOYS, comma is mandatory
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 12, 2016

I like to eat a lot, but I have to watch my weight.
When joining two sentences together, you need both a comma and a fanboy.
 

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