Questions tagged with hyphen

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Hyphen and Mafia
if someone is mafia obsessed.. can that be one word hyphenated 'mafia-obsessed'? or is it two words
hyphenated hyphens hyphen 0 votes, asked Jul 08 by Sam Young
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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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Punctuation of long adjective string
I am going back and forth on how to punctuate this sentence: For $100, I was able to buy a ...
adjective hyphen comma 0 votes, asked Sep 02 '13 by Catherine C
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Hyphen
When describing appearance, is it correct to use a hyphen? Such as: brown-haired, or green-eyed? Or should they be kept ...
hyphen 0 votes, asked Aug 28 '13 by Shelby
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using hyphen
1. "As a result - significant progress was achieved." 2. "the nice property of averaging - it allows a consistent ...
punctuation hyphen sentences correction 0 votes, edited May 13 '13 by attempt
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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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public's eye or public eye
He wanted to get his book out in the public's eye. -OR- He wanted to get his book out in ...
possesive hyphen plural 0 votes, asked Mar 15 '13 by Laura Adair
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open compound noun + participle + noun: where should I place hyphens?
When an open compound noun combines with a participle to modify another noun, where should hyphens be placed (e.g. "palm ...
hyphen modify 0 votes, asked Mar 13 '13 by Tracey Barnes
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hyphen in anti-aging?
Should anti-aging have a hyphen?
hyphen 0 votes, asked Jan 18 '13 by Laura Adair
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multiple adjectives
When a noun is described by two or more adjectives that are side-by-side, place a comma between the adjectives. For ...
adjectives comma hyphen 0 votes, asked Oct 22 '12 by Stephen Dix
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hyphen use
I have used both pre-school and preschool in my document and grammarly says they're both correct - even if they ...
hyphen consistency 0 votes, asked Sep 03 '12 by Leffler
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