Questions tagged with compound

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Compound predicate - must tense agree?
Is it correct grammar to construct a sentence with multiple tenses in a compound predicate, such as in: "Mary knew ...
compound predicate tense 0 votes, asked Aug 11 by Jason J Hoogervorst
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Hyphenation in compound modifiers
I will be conducting Spanish-language, primary-source research In the above sentence are the hyphens necessary? Both "Spanish-language research" and "primary-source ...
hyphenation hyphens compound modifiers 0 votes, asked May 21 by Hannah
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hyphenation
Hi Would someone kindly advise if the use of the hyphen is correct in the phrase below, which describes the ...
hyphen hyphenation compound 0 votes, asked Apr 17 by jack nowicki
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Sentence Structure- Compound or Simple?
Just wondering if there is ellipsis of the subject in the supposed, 'second' clause, then does it still count as ...
syntax compound simple Sentence Structure 0 votes, asked Mar 02 by Vivien
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how do you capitalize hyphenated reduplicated compounds?
How are hyphenated reduplicated compounds capitalized in a title or headline? If I am writing about go-go dancers, does this ...
capitalization hyphenation reduplication compound 0 votes, asked Feb 22 by DEM
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What is this {compound noun}, and is it grammatically correct?
I am in the process of writing a literary work and for some reason I seem to remain "unglued" about ...
wordsmithery nouns adjectives participles compound 0 votes, asked Jan 29 by Michael
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Double Check the Punctuation in This Sentence
I think that I already know the answer to this question but I can't remember for sure. So I just ...
Sentence compound punctuations 0 votes, asked Jul 26 '13 by Ashley Wiseheart
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Using a hyphen in a compound adjective that includes an acronym
In my organization, one of the policies for using acronyms in written material is to first spell out, or define, ...
hyphen acronym compound adjective +1 vote, asked Apr 15 '13 by Chacka Garcia
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