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What is a comment?

 

Definition
 

A comment is the portion of a sentence that provides information about the topic.

Example (English)
 
  • In the following sentence, I’d like to test-drive it is the comment:

  • That new Mazda, I’d like to test-drive it.
  • Sources
     

    Hartmann and Stork 1972 41

     

    Crystal 1980 69–70

     

    Andrews, A. 1985 77


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