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    Malisky Fortune cookie Contributor

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    Grammar Is this correct?

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Malisky, Jul 26, 2016.

    "Last time he was sighted, was two days ago in the city of Yutang, in Kui prefecture, where his hometown used to be."
     
  2. Brindy

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    I don't think I'd have the first comma after sighted, but other than that it looks ok to me.
     
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    ^ Agreed.
     
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    I agree with the others. Don't use that first comma.
     
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    Exactamundo. I might put a "The" at the start, but it's okay to leave it implied. "Last time he was sighted" is the subject of the sentence, and it should not be divorced from its verb by a comma.
     
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