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Rule "Comma before 'so/but/and MD + PRP + VB'"

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Description: Comma before 'so/but/and MD + PRP + VB'
Message: Use a comma before "\3" if it connects two independent clauses (unless they are closely connected and short).
Category: Punctuation (ID: PUNCTUATION)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It's great but can't you further improve it?
    Correction suggestion: , but
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Will you or won't you come with me?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: COMMA_COMPOUND_SENTENCE_4 [2]
Version: 5.5-SNAPSHOT (2021-07-30 20:33:04 +0000)