Should there be a comma before until in the following example?

This process resulted in the middle classes being marginalised, until they were as ostracised as the working classes.

  • Did you write this? Or find it somewhere?
    – J.R.
    Jun 2 '15 at 10:41
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    – JimM
    Jun 2 '15 at 15:26

You normally use the until-clause after the main clause. When you do so, you don't use a comma between the main clause and the until-clause.

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