What are Hyphens and Dashes for?
Areon Debose & Jesse Valdez
What Are Hyphens and Dashes for?
- Hyphens are used in many compound words to show that the component words have a combined meaning.
- Hyphens are also used to stand for a common second element in all but the last word in the list.
- Hyphens are also used to divide words
- A Dash is a mark that is stronger than a comma,less formal than a colon
- You use a dash to prepare for a list or restatement