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linked by Dejo, 2012-02-07 03:59
edited by Dejo, 2012-03-05 05:27
linked by deyta, 2015-12-07 01:01
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@CK I added the comma. Can you direct me to a site which might explain why a comma should be there?
An explanation why a comma should be there:
"Use a comma after a linking word at the start of a sentence, or after a phrase that qualifies or introduces the main part of the sentence. This will tell the reader where to look for the main part of the sentence." (Tim Skern: Writing Scientific English, facultas, Wien, 2009)
Sometimes in this place a comma is needed to avoid misunderstanding. Read the following sentence without the comma; you will notice a change of the meaning:
"As expected, sentences in English are in first place, sentences in Japanese and Esperanto are following."
Please note that when translating you should not "export" comma rules of the source languages but follow the usage of the target language.