Sentence examples of "inverted comma" in English

My attitude to the comma is physiological; the more breath I have, the fewer commas I use. Mon attitude vis-à-vis des virgules est physiologique ; plus j'ai de souffle, moins j'ai besoin de virgules.
The image projected in the retina is inverted. L'image projetée dans la rétine est inversée.
The word that Mary had, just before the comma, to enrage Tom, was the word "erased". Le mot que Mary avait, juste avant la virgule, pour faire rager Tom, était le mot « effacé ».
Through the lens the image was inverted. L'image s'inversait après avoir traversé la lentille.
Tatoeba: Where nothing ruins a passionate night of sentence-making like a poorly placed comma or, even worse, a careless typo. Tatoeba : là où rien ne ruine autant une nuit passionnée de création de phrases qu'une virgule mal placée ou, pire encore, une coquille d'inattention.
I will entertain your suggestion, if you can refer me to a style guide that dictates a comma in this case. Je considérerai votre suggestion si vous pouvez me réfèrer à un manuel stylistique qui intime la présence d'une virgule en ce cas.
He looked at me with consternation, saying that he must put a comma somewhere. Il me regarda avec consternation, en disant qu'il devait mettre une virgule quelque part.
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