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Where do I place commas in a compound-complex sentence?

I was told to post this question here: I don't know if I should use a comma before "and" in this sentence. I grunted from the weight of the dresser and after a pause, the doorbell rang ...
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“that…and that…” sentence pattern

I have problems understanding a complex sentence within a definition of a philosophical term: relativism, is the view that truth and falsity, right and wrong, standards of reasoning and procedures of ...
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What type are these two sentences with imperative clauses

Quotes are from The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Remember, no matter how little you want to, that you must eat him in the morning. Remember, he said to himself. I thought the second one ...
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Joining multiple sentences containing conjuction

I have a problem with joining these sentences. Original sentence: I conducted two experiments. The first experiment was conducted using temperature at 70oC and liquid flow rate of 2 l/min. The second ...
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Classification of clauses

Give me blood and I will give you freedom. Be industrious and you will succeed in life. I am reading a grammar book in which the clause Give me blood in the first sentence is classified as a sub-...
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Are these participial phrases correct?

Question 1. Are these sentences correct? He saw me after he had entered the room. He saw me after entering the room. Entering the room, he saw me. On entering the room, he saw me. Upon entering the ...
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“Even this means” VS “Even though this means”

Medical workers exhibited their dedication to saving lives, even though this meant they had to put themselves in harm's way. Medical workers exhibited their dedication to saving lives, even this ...
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Different ways to interpret compound-complex sentences

Compound-Complex Sentences: Do adverb dependent clause in a compound-complex sentence modify multiple independent clauses? It seems like if the adverb dependent clause is at the beginning position, ...