Using Hyphens

The Rules for Using Hyphens (Video)

Hyphens are joiners. They are used in compound adjectives (e.g., four-page document), compound nouns (e.g, ice-axe), and prefixes (e.g., anti-vaccination groups). This grammar lesson explains the correct use of hyphens and gives examples of hyphens used in sentences.

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