Section N: The Hyphen (practice)

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 Section N: The Hyphen (practice)
Add hyphens where necessary in the following sentences.

  
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  • 1. 
    I just realized that I have twenty seven cousins on my mom’s side.
    • A. 

      I just realized that I have twenty-seven cousins on my mom’s side.


  • 2. 
    Three fourths of them live in Wisconsin.
    • A. 

      Three-fourths of them live in Wisconsin.


  • 3. 
    The catch all drawer in our kitchen really needs to be cleaned.
    • A. 

      The catch-all drawer in our kitchen really needs to be cleaned.


  • 4. 
    Mom gave me a don’t even think about it look.
    • A. 

      Mom gave me a don’t-even-think-about-it look.


  • 5. 
    I heard that seven foot doctors were meeting today to discuss athlete’s foot.
    • A. 

      I heard that seven foot-doctors were meeting today to discuss athlete’s foot.


  • 6. 
    Those are her can’t catch me shoes.
    • A. 

      Those are her can’t-catch-me shoes.


  • 7. 
    I went out to dinner with my mother in law last night.
    • A. 

      I went out to dinner with my mother-in-law last night.


  • 8. 
    We invited thirty seven or thirty eight people to the barbecue.
    • A. 

      We invited thirty-seven or thirty-eight people to the barbecue.


  • 9. 
    I saw a six inch worm on the sidewalk.
    • A. 

      I saw a six-inch worm on the sidewalk.


  • 10. 
    The bride to be looked nervous when she walked down the aisle.
    • A. 

      The bride-to-be looked nervous when she walked down the aisle.


  • 11. 
    I have a brother in law who travels overseas all the time.
    • A. 

      I have a brother-in-law who travels overseas all the time.


  • 12. 
    There are forty eight people in line to buy tickets right now.
    • A. 

      There are forty-eight people in line to buy tickets right now.


  • 13. 
    Seven eighths of the puppies are black and white.
    • A. 

      Seven-eighths of the puppies are black and white.


  • 14. 
    The queen’s lady in waiting stood in the background waiting for orders.
    • A. 

      The queen’s lady-in-waiting stood in the background waiting for orders.


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