Sentence Examples


  • Who among us has not, while composing a " Dear John " letter, fretted over whether to hyphenate " chronic halitosis "?
  • To avoid excessively wide word spacing, word processors may also hyphenate words at the ends of lines.
  • The trouble with English is that we hyphenate some such compounds and not others.
  • TeX wo n't hyphenate a word that 's already been hyphenated.
  • Only hyphenate compass points and fractions if they make a compound, eg southeast England, two-thirds full.

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