What is a introductory phrase?
An introductory phrase is like a clause, but it doesn’t have its own subject and verb; it relies on the subject and verb in the main clause. When you use an introductory phrase in your writing, you’re signaling to the reader that the central message of the sentence is yet to come.
Is well an introductory word?
Well is an introductory word that a comma should separate from the rest of the sentence. In sentence A, there is no comma after well. In sentence B, the first comma is correct, but the second well shouldn’t be separated from the rest of the sentence because it’s not an introductory word.
Is please an introductory word?
Please is an adverb that functions as an interjection in polite requests. It can go at the beginning, middle, or end of a sentence. Whether please is preceded or followed by a comma depends on where it is placed in a sentence. If please comes at the end of a sentence then you should almost always use a comma before it.
Can you please confirm or could you please confirm?
“Could” is the polite form of “can”—so both are correct, but we use them in different situations. We use “can” when we are telling someone to do something. We use “could” when we are making a request. Teacher to students: “Can you please be quiet!”
How do you use Please be advised in a sentence?
“I’ve been having a hard time integrating my spreadsheets into the new system, and I’ve been told that you can help me with the matter. Please advise.”