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Example sentences for "hyphen"

Lexicographically close words:
hypertrophied; hypertrophies; hypertrophy; hypha; hyphae; hyphenated; hyphenation; hyphens; hypnagogic; hypnoidal
  1. Where roots did not occur as independent words, I have prefixed a hyphen and given a theoretical meaning.

  2. Roots not actually occurring in this book as independent words will be written with a hyphen prefixed (-káin), except in unmistakable lists of roots.

  3. A preceding hyphen indicates a suffix, following hyphen a prefix, and hyphen in the middle, a circumfix.

  4. So one might describe human existence as man-world as some refer to man as mind-body, using a hyphen rather than "and.

  5. The use of the hyphen must be based upon reason.

  6. When they may not be changed by the corrector, the hyphen is often useful in revealing their meaning.

  7. For this reason we do not use a hyphen in writing the quoted title (Style Book), above.

  8. We know of no author who deals with the somewhat inconsistent use of the hyphen in No.

  9. In the carriage--to the hyphen chap's place, to be sure.

  10. I mean to say names with hyphen marks in 'em--I'd never heard the hyphen pronounced before, but everything is so strange.

  11. They get to talking about Lord Ivy Craddles, or some guy, and before we know it Mr. Belknap Hyphen Jackson is apologizing to Bill here.

  12. The hyphen chap fidgeted a good bit--nervous sort, I take it.

  13. Not the hyphen chap, though; too much like one of those Bond Street milliner-chap managers.

  14. Asked him why the people of the settlement pronounced his name 'Belknap Hyphen Jackson,' and that seemed to make him snarky again.

  15. A hyphen is also inserted in the long word as it extends over one line to the next.

  16. It is beyond all question an extraordinary book, though it may be well to keep the hyphen in the adjective to prevent confusion of sense.

  17. There is no rule to distinguish the compound words that take a hyphen from those that do not.

  18. The hyphen is used between the component parts of some compound words.

  19. The hyphen distinguishes the etymological meaning of these words as distinguished from their derived and ordinary meaning.

  20. As this last sentence stands, the hyphen is really the only means of making it perfectly clear that those who are referred to as employed in factories are the mothers, not the children.

  21. When a word is divided at the end of a line, part of the word being in the next line, a hyphen is placed after the part at the end of the line.

  22. If the capital-letter be retained where a prefix is put to a proper name, the hyphen is obviously necessary.

  23. Use no hyphen in barefaced, greyhound, breastplate, breadstuffs.

  24. Do not divide hyphenated words except at the syllable where the regular hyphen comes: as, pocket-book, fool-killer.

  25. Put a hyphen between the members of a compound word.

  26. Never divide words except at the end of a syllable, and always put the hyphen at the end of the first line, not at the beginning of the second.

  27. Always use a hyphen with to-day, to-morrow, and to-night.

  28. Use the hyphen when a word must be divided at the end of a line.

  29. Compound words, use of hyphen with (§140).

  30. Use the hyphen to divide certain compound words.

  31. Out in front of the establishment over which Ethan Pratt presided, where the sandy beach met the waters, was a rickety little wharf like a hyphen to link the grit with the salt.

  32. He belonged to the branch of the family that owns the hyphen and most of the money.

  33. I'm afraid Happie will get tired of me, if I don't run away, and it would be like losing our hyphen to have one of the Keren-happuchs weary of the other!

  34. And the hyphen gives it the last touch of magnificence!

  35. It may be interesting to note that it was His Majesty, the Emperor of Germany, who repudiated the hyphen when a German-American delegation called on him on the occasion of some royal anniversary.

  36. It has been a very trying time for those of us who have been called "hyphenated Americans"; but I doubt that the German or Austrian hyphen has been more in evidence than that which we are pleased to call Anglo-Saxon.

  37. What is the use of the hyphen in such words as water-fall, amber-colored, &c.

  38. What is the use of the hyphen in the word re-enforcements?

  39. The patronymic stands alone and is followed by the two given names with a hyphen between them.

  40. Where a hyphen occurs at the end of a line, it is retained or removed depending on the preponderance of other instances of the same word.

  41. The hyphen is used between the parts of certain compound words, and to mark the division of syllables in showing the spelling of words.

  42. A full phrase used as the name of something not literally indicated by the phrase is written with a hyphen or hyphens.

  43. The prefix non- may be joined to the leading word by means of a hyphen, or, in most cases, the hyphen may be dispensed with.

  44. The learned printeres uses to symboliz apostrophus and hyphen as wel as a, b, c.

  45. The use of the hyphen [-] is frequently disregarded in epistolary correspondence, occasioning not only a blemish but a blunder.

  46. Be careful to use the hyphen (-) correctly: it joins compound words, and words broken by the ending of a line.

  47. They should rather be connected by a hyphen as in TCD.

  48. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "hyphen" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.