Questions tagged with hyphen

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"Free time" or "free-time"? "First ever" or "first-ever"? "Second best" or "second-best"?
This is one that has been driving me nuts for a while now. I have these interesting sentences that I ...
hyphanate hyphen +1 vote, asked Nov 11 by Brian
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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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open compounds
Hey there In my thesis I have the following sentence: "The same is true for Athens where two shaft and ...
hyphen hyphanate thesis thesiswritinghelp +1 vote, asked Oct 29 by Daphne Vlanti
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How to properly hyphenate the phrase"video game inspired technology"
I don't understand how to properly hyphenate this sentence: "Check out the video game inspired technology below." Thank you for ...
hyphen grammar 0 votes, asked Oct 19 by Jen
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Should two words be hyphenated if the noun comes before it, but the sentence isn't over?
Knowing that two words shouldn't be hyophenated if they come after the noun, what about in this sentence, "The monster ...
hyphen +1 vote, edited Oct 13 by Brian
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Is a hyphen needed in this sentence?
I've been told not use a hyphen to connect two words when the noun comes before it, so would a ...
hyphen 0 votes, edited Oct 13 by Brian
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Is a hyphen required in the phrase, "The five-story building..,"?
In the sentence, "The five[-]story building was on fire," wild a hyphen be used? If so/not, why?
hyphen +1 vote, asked Oct 11 by Brian
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Does 26 need a hyphen?
twenty six or twenty-six?
hyphen 0 votes, asked Sep 14 by Traci Kezar
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Chinese nationality and hyphens
I'm wondering if it's correct to hyphenate "Chinese American." I see that some people don't like to do it, but ...
hyphen 0 votes, asked Aug 17 by J
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Sentence Structure
Alright, so I'm unsure of the usage of the semi-colon in this sentence after the first fragment. Would a hyphen ...
Sentence Structure hyphen Semicolon 0 votes, asked Apr 06 by YeetGod McNeck
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adjectives befor and after a noun (hyphen)
Hi, I've read some time ago (I may remember incorrectly and I can't find the source) that adjectives should only ...
hyphen adjective-forms +1 vote, asked Feb 16 by gtim
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Can "satisfaction guaranteed" by hyphenated?
I would like to include a heading above a list of our services that says "Our Satisfaction-Guaranteed Services:" Is this ...
hyphen hyphenate hyphenation 0 votes, asked Feb 04 by Adriane Hale
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When to hyphen noun phrases
Hello, everybody. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this and reply. I'm writing my résumé in ...
hyphen hyphenation noun Phrase english +1 vote, asked Feb 02 by Cynthiay Penovi
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Can you combine two hyphenated phrases with and?
I hvae this sentence: ...provide manager-level and portfolio-level risk analysis... Would it be appropriate to do the following: ...provide manager- ...
hyphen +1 vote, asked Dec 10 '15 by Lucas Hawk
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Do you Hyphenate High Profile?
I am writing the sentance "He managed several high-profile projects." Do I hyphenate high profile because it is an adjective?
hyphenation hyphen hyphenated 0 votes, asked Jun 28 '15 by Kevin W. Gates
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Are national holidays hyphenated?
Hi there, Could you advise if national holidays need to be hyphenated before the word 'day' please? E.g. Penguin Awareness ...
hyphen hyphenated +1 vote, asked May 18 '15 by Claire
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Is a hyphen appropriate for the phrase "sweat-fueling" ?
hyphen grammar 0 votes, asked Apr 27 '15 by basist
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A comma or a hyphen
In the sentance: she rolled and found he was awake, watching, expressionless. between the words watching and expressionless what is ...
hyphen comma punctuation 0 votes, asked Dec 04 '14 by Rachelle
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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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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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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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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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