# Learn English – Commas After Conditionals

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It seems to me that commas for conditionals are falling out of favor. I often see the comma dropped in sentences like:

If you get stuck in a passive sentence always ask the question:

I would put a comma after sentence. But I think my writing ends up with too many commas. How do I decide which ones to drop? Do I just arbitrarily get rid of a few that come after reasonably short conditionals?