Questions tagged with hyphenation

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Brushed-nickel finish vs brushed nickel finish
I desperately want to hyphenate brushed nickel when used before a noun, but research is showing me that I'm alone. ...
hyphenation 0 votes, asked Mar 06 by CCFlynnski
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"Self talk" is being used as a noun. Do I hyphenate it?
hyphenation 0 votes, asked Feb 15 by Jo Ann Walczak
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Proper use of hyphen
I work in a restaurant that makes its own mother stock that translates from Chinese to English as "old water". ...
hyphenation 0 votes, asked Jun 27 '14 by Christilyn Williams
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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 '14 by Hannah
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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 '14 by jack nowicki
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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 '14 by DEM
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Tom and Uncle Harry spent two days setting up the electric train-set. Is this senence correct? Should train set be ...
hyphenation 0 votes, asked Oct 26 '12 by Stephen Dix
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hyphenating re
Is it proper English or grammar to use 're-recommend', for example, to confirm or validate another's written recommendation? Is re-recommend ...
hyphenation 0 votes, asked Jul 01 '12 by Michael
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