Never give up; it's such a wonderful life. (rane_ab) wrote in punctuators,
Never give up; it's such a wonderful life.
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punctuators

Comma or semi-colon?

Should it be:

Harry fancies that if he keeps really, really quiet, he can hear the wind outside, [...].

Or:

Harry fancies that if he keeps really, really quiet; he can hear the wind outside, [...].

I always thought you should use a comma when faced with an if-clause, but I'm not sure whether to use a semi-colon anyway because of the "really, really quiet" bit.

Help, please?
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