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C omma: Noun of Address
 
Lesson 5-4
Prompt:A direct noun of address may be used in a sentence. Beginning a sentence, the noun of address is marked off by a comma: "Bill, are you awake?" Ending the sentence, the noun of address is marked off by a comma: "Are you awake, Bill?" Within the sentence, the noun of address is marked off by two commas: "Are you aware, Bill, that you are late?"
Directions:One or more commas have been omitted from each of the following sentences. Insert commas by clicking the space between the words where you desire a comma to be.
1.Jonathanpleasebringinthepaper.
2.ThedecisionisyoursJohn.
3.Mr.Jonesareyouretiringthisyear?
4.DoyourealizeSallythatsummerisalmosthere?
5.ItisourplansAnntotraveltoMaine.
6.Motherwhereismyblueshirt?
7.YoumustbelievemeDadwhenItellyouthattherewasacrowd.
8.Pinch-hitforJakeJohn.
9.CoachshouldIhitorbunt?
10.ThereonthehillJaneismyhome.
11.JustgettingbyMarthaisallIcando.
12.DoctormayIreturntowork?
13.YourplanehasarrivedSean.
14.DoyourememberGeorgethatthereislittletimeforpractice?
15.Mr.Presidentwillyourunforre-election?
16.AreyoupreparedMaryforthetripahead?
17.NeverhaveIheardsuchastoryWarren.
18.CanyouimagineJilljusthowscaredIwas?
19.Grandpawearegoingtobelate.
20.AreyougoingtooGrandma?