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# GMAT Grammar Book - Hyphens

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20 Jun 2014, 22:44
Vowel-ending Prefix with Vowel-beginning Root:

In this section,

Sentence Given: Generally a hyphen is NOT used when the prefix begins with one vowel and the root word begins with another vowel.

When going through it, I had a doubt if it should be as below:

Generally a hyphen is NOT used when the prefix ends with one vowel and the root word begins with another vowel.

Please let me know if my understanding was right.

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22 Jun 2014, 00:51
SuryaYvv wrote:
Vowel-ending Prefix with Vowel-beginning Root:

In this section,

Sentence Given: Generally a hyphen is NOT used when the prefix begins with one vowel and the root word begins with another vowel.

When going through it, I had a doubt if it should be as below:

Generally a hyphen is NOT used when the prefix ends with one vowel and the root word begins with another vowel.

Please let me know if my understanding was right.

I never read such concept in MGMAT sc or in any other forum. Could you please share me the source.
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Re: GMAT Grammar Book - Hyphens [#permalink]

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22 Jun 2014, 05:43
PiyushK wrote:
SuryaYvv wrote:
Vowel-ending Prefix with Vowel-beginning Root:

In this section,

Sentence Given: Generally a hyphen is NOT used when the prefix begins with one vowel and the root word begins with another vowel.

When going through it, I had a doubt if it should be as below:

Generally a hyphen is NOT used when the prefix ends with one vowel and the root word begins with another vowel.

Please let me know if my understanding was right.

I never read such concept in MGMAT sc or in any other forum. Could you please share me the source.

This topic is from GMATclub Grammar book(Page - 204). Sorry that i forgot to mention it in the original post.
Re: GMAT Grammar Book - Hyphens   [#permalink] 22 Jun 2014, 05:43
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