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    "The body search report will be available tomorrow."

    Should there be a hyphen between "body" and "search" to make it clear that the report is about a body search?

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    Default Re: Hyphen

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    "The body search report will be available tomorrow."

    Should there be a hyphen between "body" and "search" to make it clear that the report is about a body search?

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    Yes! Otherwise it's ambiguous. The second meaning, the report about searching for (dead) bodies.

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