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C omma: Transitional Adverbs
 
Lesson 5-5
Prompt:A comma is used to set off transitional adverbs at the beginning, at the end, or in the middle of a sentence: "Consequently, we were broke." or "We were broke, consequently." or "I lost my money; consequently, we were broke." or "I have learned, moreover, to enjoy myself."
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.Unfortunatelywemissedourplane.
2.Thesnowwasasurprise;fortunatelytheroadswereclear.
3.Iampreparedfortunatelytodriveonicyroads.
4.Neverthelesswewillarriveontime.
5.Thestormyconditionsmoreoverwillnotdelayourtrip.
6.Howeveritisbettertobesafethansorry.
7.Icyroadsneverthelesswillhamperourprogress.
8.Wehadanicetrip;howeverweworriedabouttheicyroads.
9.Otherwisewearehappytobehome.
10.Thenthelightsdimmed;andthecurtainopened.
11.Besideswewerehavingtoomuchfuntoleave.
12.Weplayedagoodgame;henceweshouldhavewon.
13.Incidentallywewerethebestteamthere.
14.Westudiedhard;accordinglywepassedthetest.
15.Sheissmart;indeedsheisagenius.
16.Thusshewillbeourclassvaledictorian.
17.Firstshehasthebestgrade-pointaverage;secondsheisanoutstandingcitizen.
18.Theirteamdidparticipate;howevertheycamelate.
19.Otherwisethecontestwentoffasscheduled.
20.Finallywehavecometothelastsentence.