Questions tagged with dashes

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Self-Service or Self Service?
I am finding "self service" and "self-service" used interchangably. What is grammatically correct? Example: I use a self-service option to ...
grammar dashes 0 votes, asked Jul 02 '13 by Carla Baker
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Which would be correct
I am wanting to know which way this sentence would be correctly punctuated. He covered his eyes with both hands ...
commas and dashes 0 votes, asked Apr 25 '13 by lee leeeder
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Hi, I need help in uderstanding where I can use an em-dash. 1. Can I put an em-dash in a ...
dash dashes 0 votes, asked Mar 15 '13 by Astra
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Can dashes be used correctly in place of commas to show action in your sentences? eg: The dragon beat his ...
dashes commas 0 votes, edited Feb 19 '13 by Lee
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Is the following sentence okay the way it is?
and as I sometimes hoped, but couldn't be like her—to win friends, become loved by everyone—she made it look so ...
sentance vocab dashes grammar 0 votes, asked Jan 23 '13 by user22
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Dash, comma
Hi, I am straggling with punctuation for 2 sentences: 1. "X companies participated in the event, out of which - ...
dashes comma 0 votes, asked Nov 06 '12 by Astra
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em dashes in poetry?
When writing in verse—or any other form of poetry—is it ok to use the em dashes without a conjunction? notice ...
dashes verse prose mdashes 0 votes, asked Sep 04 '12 by AskAndAnswer
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