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1: Incorrect usage of the hyphen:

2: correct usage: attacked by man-eating bees

3: correct usage: Shop the Sak Cross-body Bags

4: correct usage: must-have

5: correct usage: first-ever

6: correct usage: 8-piece fried chicken

7: correct usage: Asian-Style Entrees

8: correct usage: 2-year limited warranty

9: correct usage: first-time email subscribers

10: correct usage: Fresh & Sweet — Your Choice! (long dash instead of hyphen)

11: We spent the day with elephants!

12: Correct usage of the hyphen:

13: Hyphens can be used to separate two words that are inherently connected.

14: Hyphens can be used to separate two words if the first word describes an adjective.

15: Hyphens can be used to separate the first and second parts of a word that do not fit on a single line.

16: Hyphens can be used to separate a single letter and a full word.

17: Hyphens can be used to separate two words if the first word describes the second.

18: Hyphens can be used to separate two words if the first word describes the second.

19: Hyphens can be used to separate two words if the first word is an adverb that describes an action.

20: Hyphens can be used to describe a length with a number.

21: Hyphens can be used to describe a time frame with a number.

22: Correct usage

23: Don't misuse the hyphen.

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  • Title: Examples of Hypen Usage
  • 20 examples of incorrect and correct hyphen usage
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