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Hyphenate number plus noun compound modifiers Hyphens

Hyphenate compound adjectives in which one element is a cardinal or ordinal number (whether a figure or a word) and the other a noun (for example, "six-month period", "12-person capacity"). The introduction of the "open" style into the 1985 Statute Revision (for example, six month period) has been superseded.

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Hyphenate comparative and superlative adjectives when compoundeded with modifiers Hyphens

Comparative and superlative forms of adjectives are hyphenated when compounded with other modifiers (for example,"shorter-term loan").

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Hyphenate noun-plus-adjective compound modifiers Hyphens

Hyphenate noun-plus-adjective compounds - when they occur in that order - whether used attributively (before the noun) or predicatively (after the noun) (for example, \"duty-free goods\", \"goods that are duty-free\").

György Chityil - George
Hyphenate article + preposition + noun compound adjectives Hyphens

Preposition-plus-noun compound adjectives are hyphenated as well (for example,"after-tax income").

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Fused Sentence Mechanics

A fused sentence misses proper punctuation between clauses, and this check identifies such sentences and guesses the part of the sentence where you combine two clauses without proper separation. For solving these issues, study the in-depth explanations in the references.

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Comma Splice Commas

A comma splice is the use of a comma to join two independent clauses.

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Hyphenate noun-plus-gerund compound modifiers Hyphens

Noun-plus-participle compounds are hyphenated (for example, "time-consuming activity", "an activity that is time-consuming").

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Capitalize start of sentence Capitalization

The start of a sentence needs to be capitalized.

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Hyphenate noun-plus-participle compound modifiers Hyphens

Noun-plus-participle compounds are hyphenated (for example, "time-consuming activity", "an activity that is time-consuming").

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wh word + noun + 's Interrogative Subject-Auxiliary Inversion

In written formal English the auxiliary should precede the subject!

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