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15 April, 16:16

Which of the following is a rule of hyphen usage?

A. Hyphens can be used to replace parentheses but not brackets.

B. Hyphens can be used to replace brackets but not parentheses.

C. Hyphens can replace colons to add sentence variety

D. Hyphens and dashes are not interchangeable.

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  1. 15 April, 17:22
    Hyphens and dashes. A hyphen joins two or more words together while a dash separates words into parenthetical statements. The two are sometimes confused because they look so similar, but their usage is different. Hyphens are not separated by spaces, while a dash has a space on either side.
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