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Hyphens | Punctuation Rules - The Blue Book of Grammar and ...

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There are two commandments about this misunderstood punctuation mark. First, hyphens must never be used interchangeably with dashes (see the Dashes ...

Hyphens and Dashes | English Grammar Guide - Edufind

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A hyphen joins two or more words together while a dash separates words into parenthetical statements. The two are sometimes confused because they look so  ...

Hyphens in compound adjectives - Grammar Monster

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Hyphens in compound adjectives (grammar lesson). This lesson is about when to use an hyphen in an adjective.

The Hyphen - Capital Community College

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A hyphen "icon" embedded in your text — - — indicates either that a hyphen is ... The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community ...

Purdue OWL: Hyphens

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Jun 7, 2013 ... A comprehensive rundown on the proper use of the hyphen.

Compound Words: When to Hyphenate - Get it Write Online

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Writing Tip: April 27, 2003. Compound Words: When to Hyphenate. A compound word is a combination of two or more words that function as a single unit of ...

Hyphen -- The Punctuation Guide

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Hyphen. For most writers, the hyphen's primary function is the formation of certain compound terms. The hyphen is also used for word division, which is briefly ...

Hyphenated Words: A Guide

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The Curmudgeon's advice on English Grammar: tips for writers; word usage; ... The hyphens are used, though, when we make the phrase a noun, e.g., "He is a ...

Hyphen Rules - English Grammar Rules & Usage - YourDictionary

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Hyphens are used to join two words together. The use of hypens is more determined by style than grammar rules.

When do you need to use a hyphen for compound words? - APA Style

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Provides APA Style guidelines on using hyphens in compound words.

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Grammar Girl : How to Use a Hyphen :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

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Dec 14, 2012 ... Notice how I said it would be OK, and I didn't use any strong words like “must hyphenate” or “should hyphenate”? Although there are a few ...

Grammarly Handbook | Hyphen Grammar Rules

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Hyphen. It's stronger, it's better: able to create new and never-seen-before words! This may be a pretty feeble example, but it serves the purpose: hyphens do ...

Hyphen (-) - Oxford Dictionaries

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Help with language usage, grammar questions, punctuation, spelling, and language ... Hyphens are used in many compound words to show that the component ...