Studying the difference between comma, semicolon, and period. Would love some examples of when to use each?
When he was reading the news paper, the milkman rang the doorbell.
When part is a subordinate clause,
the milkman==it is an independent clause that needs a compulsory COMMA before starting it as it is a strong clause.
I need not to go there; he is enough.
here I need not===a strong I mean independent clause, later part he is===another strong part I mean independent clause and before it I can put a semicolon to make the next clause like an independent clause. Both clauses made the sentence like a compound sentence. And finally last part of the clause I put a FULL STOP ( period) to complete the sentence.
Hope it works.