Questions tagged with hyphens

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I've been wanting this question answered for a while as it's doing my head in not knowing where to use ...
hyphens 0 votes, asked Jan 12 by Madeleine McRoberts
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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 '14 by Sam Young
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How do you write a quantity of a measured item?
In a quilting pattern, it is written 'cut 48-4 1/2" strips.'" They want you to end up with 48 separate ...
hyphens measurements quantity 0 votes, asked May 29 '14 by Jenner
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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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Hyphens in years old
In the sentence "In 1936, Marie Beaumont. a twenty-five year old brunette beautician, moved to Jeanerette." (1) Should I use ...
hyphens 0 votes, asked Feb 28 '13 by Sylvia Bienvenu
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