Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.
You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
|English to English translations [PRO]|
Science - Linguistics
|English term or phrase: Furthermore|
|Grammatical question : do we have to put a comma after the word "furthermore" ?|
Example : Furthermore we notice improvement opportunities regarding customers training from the representatives...
In the example you gave above, yes, with furthermore at the beginning of the sentence or the equivalent (after a semicolon, etc.). However, when in a nonrestrictive clause and not at the head of the phrase, the comma is not used.
Observe the following links to the internet with the word "furthermore":
Where is states New Page 17 it correctly has: "There is furthermore the added constraint of making maximum use of limited ... "
Usage Questions Answered
... Furthermore, is the usage of "comprised" in the following sentence correct ... Would you
please clarify this disagreement for me with the proper grammatical usage. ...
www.protrainco.com/info/essays/usage.htm - 29k - Cached - Similar pages
Pradeep Dhillon - Of Fractious Traditions and Family Resemblances ...
... Furthermore, what is said about and in a situation has at least as much ... Chisholm's
discussion of the evidence of the senses turns to grammatical usage, it does ...
www.ed.uiuc.edu/EPS/PES-Yearbook/96_docs/dhillon.html - 35k - Jul 2, 2003 - Cached - Similar pages
Homonyms and Grammatical Class
... The latter included only the most frequent grammatical usage of a word (eg, the ... Furthermore,
the rated quality of same class homonyms should be higher than ...
www.sas.upenn.edu/~kellym/homonym.html - 29k - Cached - Similar pages
... Authough quite similar to one another in vocabulary, grammatical usage, and style,
1-2 Tim ... Furthermore, Paul had to have made use of the same secretary both in ...
www.bibletexts.com/glossary/1ti.htm - 22k - Cached - Similar pages
... Furthermore, a comparison between headwords used formally and those used informally
is ... 2. X. A word that has more than one grammatical usage is analysed in a way ...
alifarhan1.tripod.com/4.htm - 22k - Cached - Similar pages
... 4.2.1 Differences in Grammatical Usage of Nouns: Results. ... Furthermore, there are also
seven nouns that have certain regional grammatical usages only in formal AmE ...
alifarhan1.tripod.com/6.htm - 38k - Cached - Similar pages
[ More results from alifarhan1.tripod.com ]
New Page 17
... the brim, the modern lexicographer can summon evidence of grammatical usage at the ... There
is furthermore the added constraint of making maximum use of limited ...
www.hh.se/shl/Engelska/newpage17.htm - 20k - Cached - Similar pages
... not reveal their status (via differences in eg grammatical usage, stylistic register ... Furthermore,
the messages contributed by women are shorter, averaging a ...
45k - Cached - Similar pages
Atajo (Chapter 3, Conclusion)
... of the language; superiority proficiency and variety in grammatical usage with few ... Furthermore,
it is evident that the descriptions of each rating (from 1-5 in ...
www.udel.edu/fllt/instruction/atajoch3.html - 23k - Cached - Similar pages
Biblical Research Studies Group-The Plurality Of The Divine ...
... Hence àÁìÉäÆéêÈ "thy gods" conforms strictly to the correct grammatical
usage of the ... with God in verse 7 (8), the Psalmist furthermore, says: : òÇì ...
www.biblicalresearch.info/page347.html - 42k - Cached - Similar pages
Note added at 26 mins (2003-07-04 13:04:46 GMT) Post-grading
Prescriptive grammatical rules are rewritten from time to time according to the use of the majority of educated native speakers. I would like to furthermore state that the majority of English speakers do not \"comma off\" this type of phrase in the linguistic context prescribed. With my Ph.D. in linguistics, it is imporptant to realize that this is a basic linguistic principle. If the vast majority of \"educated\" native speakers of the language have a certain usage, that is what the grammatical rules should reflect.
Selected response from:
Michael Powers (PhD)
Local time: 14:28
|4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer |