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Can commas be used in simple sentences? I mean not after adjectives?

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  1. Commas can be used in simple sentences, mostly in the following ways:

    1. After an introductory clause or phrase --
    After the dance, we went out for hamburgers.

    2. Before and after a non-essential (parenthetical) phrase --
    The twins, as well as their cousins, attended the wedding.

    3. In a series --
    I ate bacon, eggs, and toast for breakfast.

    4. To separate coordinate adjectives --
    The old, distinguished lawyer is very good in the courtroom.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm

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  2. "Anna gave my sister and me the dollhouse.", not "Anna gave my sister and I the dollohouse.": The test is "Anna gave me the dollhouse." Correct? Thank you!

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  3. Yes, you're correct.

    In the future, you should post a new question with the Post a New Question link instead of piggybacking onto another question and answer. It's likely to be overlooked if you don't make it a new question.

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