Questions tagged with hyphens

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Hyphens in lists
Hello! I need to write about "ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, and hexyl acetate". Is it possible to write this more ...
hyphens +1 vote, asked Oct 12 by Elizabeth R.
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To whomever it may concern, Could you, please, elucidate how am I to write hyphenated adjectives in instances such as ...
adjectives hyphens and punctuation +1 vote, asked Oct 09 by Aleksandre Megrelishvili
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Proper Use of Hyphens and Suffixes
Hello, I'm writing a paper about how an author makes his female characters appear as tarts. I'm confused as to ...
Suffixes hyphens 0 votes, asked Oct 03 by Eve E.
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hyphen rules used with ages
I realize that suspended hyphens are use for compound adjectives before the noun and/or verb What about "We are trying ...
hyphens ages +1 vote, asked Jan 21 by renee
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Are hyphens needed in the following phrase: 'a lower middle class Indian man'?
hyphens 0 votes, asked Sep 22 '15 by Charles Fishman
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Hyphen question
I want to say "Also, the color contrast would be better if the background didn’t have the dark tolight gradient." ...
hyphens 0 votes, asked Jul 11 '15 by Rebecca Kish
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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 '15 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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