Questions tagged with dash

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"Surround-sound" or "surround sound"?
I have 2 questions: "Surround-sound" or "surround sound"? "Stop-motion-animated film" or "stop-motion animated film"?
dash doubleadjective 0 votes, asked Nov 27 by Brian Cheng
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Combining a sentence with a fragment
How do I combine this into one sentence? "Fear seized the team. Fear of failure, fear that our reputations would ...
hyphen dash sentence-fragment +1 vote, asked Oct 30 by Daniel Dan Lurie
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How would I use the em dash in this example of interrupted dialogue?
I'm editing someone's story, and I'm not sure how to word this sentence with the em dash. "But, Mr. Scott, ...
Emdash dash interrupted dialogue quotationmarks 0 votes, asked Oct 26 by Corryn
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Use of em dash
Is it correct to use an em dash in the following sentence: Not sure which is best for you—counseling or ...
em dash 0 votes, asked Sep 14 by Lynn
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Do em dashes always have to come in pairs?
I'm writing this letter to the department head of English at a college I'm interested in going to. I feel ...
dash commaplacement comma dashes appositive +1 vote, edited Sep 08 by Corryn
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Proper use of colon or em dash
Which character is gramatically correct when introducing a list afterwards? I'm writing something to this effect in a technical tutorial. ...
colon em dash list technical 0 votes, asked May 11 by Chris Schuck
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Dash in date range with month and year
Hey, quick question that I could not fined an answer to: "Sep 2000 – Mar 2004" or "Sep 2000–Mar 2004" ...
dash date year moth 0 votes, asked Mar 22 by b4bb
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Punctuation: colon, semi-colon, dash, or other?
Hello, What is the best way to punctuate the following sentence: The list need only show the surnames: no other ...
punctuation colon semi-colon Semicolon dash +1 vote, asked Jan 15 by Ian Howlett
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Comma, semicolon; or em dash --
Hi, this is the first sentence of an essay describing my decision not to go to college immediately after high ...
comma Semicolon dash complex 0 votes, asked Apr 22 '15 by Todd Andrew
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When and how to use a "dash"
Hello, I'm in the process of proofreading a document and I find myself confused on the appropriate use of the ...
grammar punctuation dash dashes 0 votes, asked Dec 10 '14 by Maya
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What is the correct punctuation in this sentence?
Putting on her warm coat; which she normally did regardless of the weather, she took one last glimpse about and ...
comma colon Semicolon dash 0 votes, asked Apr 03 '14 by lee leeeder
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Was informed that kidney stones are caused by drinkin a lot of sweet beverages such as liquid and su
Was informed that kidney stones are caused by drinkin a lot of sweet beverages such as liquid and such things ...
k karachi had f dash 0 votes, asked Mar 19 '14 by Marlon Dutan
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Punctuation Choice in Strange Sentence - if-conditional/list
I am currently writing a document intended to be informational. Perfect grammar is to be sacrificed for readability. I am ...
if-conditional list comma dash 0 votes, asked Jul 29 '13 by Topknot
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M-dash
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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dash usage
Is it correct to use a dash as part of a list but to set aside/give emphasis to certain items ...
dash list 0 votes, asked Feb 24 '13 by Kristine Garfinkel
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