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Which of the following is the correct sentence?

Blondie121505

United States

1.  I called this afternoon Paul answered.

2.  I called this afternoon, Paul answered.

3.  I called this afternoon, and Paul answered.

4.  none of the above

03:09 AM Dec 08 2007 |

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yana011

yana011

Philippines

none of the above

04:32 AM Dec 08 2007 |

misssssss

misssssss

Italy

3?

07:59 PM Dec 08 2007 |

Beardy

Beardy

Austria

I also think it's 3.

10:13 PM Dec 08 2007 |

kochin

Trinidad and Tobago

How about

When I called this afternoon Paul answered.

or

Paul answered the phone when I called this afternoon.

12:04 AM Dec 09 2007 |

Blondie121505

United States

So Is It 3 or none of the above. I have to choose one.

12:43 AM Dec 09 2007 |

yana011

yana011

Philippines

none of the above

12:44 AM Dec 09 2007 |

labrooy61

labrooy61

Australia

Technically no 2 is the correct answer although the sentence should probably be constructed as kochin suggested.

No 3 is incorrect as you do not follow a comma with the word and. 

12:59 AM Dec 09 2007 |

Blondie121505

United States

Thanks for the help

02:51 AM Dec 09 2007 |

xiaji

China

none of the above

02:54 AM Dec 09 2007 |

misssssss

misssssss

Italy

ok ok just get rid of the comma, at least it sounds English….

 

04:57 PM Dec 10 2007 |