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As a Muslim my opinion about Christianity is just what the “QURAN” says about it. There are many things about Christianity in the QURAN.

I use http://www.onlinecorrection.com/ to correct my letters. That recognised a mistake about the word "As" on the above sentences. It wrote:

Grammar

“As” at the beginning of a sentence requires a 2nd clause. Maybe a comma, question or exclamation mark is missing, or the sentence is incomplete and should be joined with the following sentence.

I can't understand what does that mean. Please inform me of how can I correct my mistake. Furthermore, please do me a favour and explain what is the mistake in simple plain English with some examples.

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    Yes, you definitely can! You could place a comma after 'Muslim'. Dec 27, 2017 at 10:10
  • SovereihnSun, thanks for your advice. I did what you wrote, and then there was no mistake.
    – AR AM
    Dec 27, 2017 at 10:14
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    There's no mistake, and a comma is optional, not obligatory. An as phrase like this is called a predicative adjunct. Predicative because it has "my" as predicand, and adjunct because it is an optional item, a supplement in this case. Here's another example: "As a former employee I am saddened by the demise of the company".
    – BillJ
    Dec 27, 2017 at 10:56
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's based on a flaw in an English-correction website. The software should not have marked this sentence as having any errors.
    – Andrew
    Dec 28, 2017 at 14:25

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Out of curiosity I checked whether that site threw an error when I included the comma after "As a Muslim." It does not. Here the comma is completely optional, as in BillJ's example:

As a former employee I am saddened by the demise of the company.

However, apparently, their algorithm marks it as required. This only shows that no grammar correction software is perfect.

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