General Writing and Grammar Help/comma?


I want to engrave a message to my girlfriend on a necklace and I'm not sure if a comma is needed.  I'm going to engrave "with you everything" which is part of a line from a song she likes.  So would it be  "with you everything"  or "with you, everything"

Thanks for your help and happy holidays!

Keith Buy

Hi, Keith,

How sweet!  Your second option is correct. Even better would be: "With you, everything."  

The differences are:
1) keep the quotation marks (showing it is a borrowed phrase) and
2) use a capital "W."

YES, keep the comma, too!

best to you,

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