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Adverbial Phrases Between Subject and Verb

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  Ed Good  —  Grammar Tips
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Put preceding and trailing commas around any adverbial phrase coming between the subject and the verb:

Ms. Smith, after commenting on the evidence, ruled in favor of the supervisor. The court, in a manner surprising to all, excluded the press from the courtroom.

 

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