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williams66:

in which case should you use a hyphen instead of a dash

JamesTDG:

when it is 2 last names, like Smith-Johnson

Shawnte:

ok lemme give you an example of the two

XxXNessalulbaddieXxX:

me about to give the direct answer XD

Shawnte:

my facorite food are toacos/pizza..............my Name is Shawnte Noel Clark-Lewis

JamesTDG:

@xxxnessalulbaddiexxx wrote:
me about to give the direct answer XD
we all kinda have to, as the direct answer is the explaination

XxXNessalulbaddieXxX:

@jamestdg wrote:
@xxxnessalulbaddiexxx wrote:
me about to give the direct answer XD
we all kinda have to, as the direct answer is the explaination
ur rightttt XDD

TETSXPREME:

Welcome To Questioncove hyphen is like to stop basically

TETSXPREME:

or in different words to make them apart but really don't sorry ik this is confusing xd

Honda:

Explanation time ^^ A hyphen (-) is a punctuation mark that's used to join words or parts of words. It's not interchangeable with other types of dashes. A dash is longer than a hyphen and is commonly used to indicate a range or a pause. when to use a hyphen: Some compound words, such as self-restraint are hyphenated. Numbers between twenty-one and ninety-nine should also be hyphenated when they’re spelled out. But when you’re not sure whether a compound word should have a hyphen or not, check a dictionary or style guide. Hyphenated words tend to become closed compounds (single words with no hyphens) over time. Email instead of e-mail, for example, is increasingly common. You should also use a hyphen with a compound modifier before a noun. A compound modifier (also called a phrasal adjective) is made up of two or more words that must be understood as a unit. When to use a dash: there are two types here An em dash is most often used to indicate a pause in a sentence. It’s stronger than a comma but weaker than a period or semicolon. The em dash (about as wide as an uppercase M), is a relatively artistic punctuation mark, compared to the more technical hyphen and en dash. En dashes, which are about the width of an upper-case N, are often mistaken for hyphens. But, traditionally, en dashes function as a kind of super hyphen. They’re meant to give you a little extra glue when you have a compound modifier that includes a multi-word element that can’t easily be hyphenated. Example of an en dash: Elvis Presley–style dance moves or: dance moves like Elvis Presley’s Example of an em dash: I opened the door and there she stood—my long-lost sister. Example of a hyphen: long-lost https://www.grammarly.com/blog/hyphens-and-dashes/

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