Lesson 418 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Hyphens

Use a hyphen in a compound adjective in which the last word is capitalized. Example: un-Christian
Instructions: Supply hyphens where they are needed in these sentences.
1. He was accused of unAmerican activities.
2. He would not move to New York City because he was a totally antiNew York fan.
3. Some businesses have an unEuropean attitude.
4. His unIrish sentiments caused many problems for the family.
5. Road rage certainly should be considered unChristian.
–For answers scroll down.

Answers:
1. He was accused of un-American activities.
2. He would not move to New York City because he was a totally anti-New York fan.
3. Some businesses have an un-European attitude.
4. His un-Irish sentiments caused many problems for the family.
5. Road rage certainly should be considered un-Christian.

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