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Lesson 420

Mechanics - Punctuation - Hyphens

 

Use a hyphen with compounds beginning with the prefix self. Example: self-centered

 

Instructions: Supply hyphens where they are needed in these sentences.

 

1. That man is very self reliant in all he does.

 

2. To succeed you must become less self indulgent.

 

3. To lose weight I must be self disciplined in my eating habits.

 

4. He started his college career with great self determination.

 

5. He refused to answer the questions because of self incrimination.

 

 

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Answers:

 

1. That man is very self-reliant in all he does.

 

2. To succeed you must become less self-indulgent.

 

3. To lose weight I must be self-disciplined in my eating habits.

 

4. He started his college career with great self-determination.

 

5. He refused to answer the questions because of self-incrimination.

 






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