1. Use a comma near the end of a sentence to separate contrasted coordinate elements or to indicate a distinct pause or shift.

What does "contrasted coordinate elements" mean?

Source: owl.purdue.edu

  • The dresses came in blue, pink, and green. The dress came in pink, and green.
    – Lambie
    Aug 1, 2021 at 18:40
  • As in the first example given: He was merely ignorant, not stupid, where ignorant and stupid are contrasted. Aug 2, 2021 at 8:20


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