Apostrophe (') is a punctuation mark which is mainly used in two areas: 1- possessives and 2- omission. However, there is another usage which is widely ignored, not to mention many other points to consider. Let's find out apostrophe's secrets.
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The Hyphen (-) is a short horizontal line which is mainly used between two or more words to form a single meaning. By using a hyphen, we show that the word before and the word after are joined and this is a new word. Here are a few situations where hyphens must be used.
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