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    There's a high-strength-to-weight ratio in military personnel.

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    Hi and welcome to Using English.

    Delete the hyphen between "high" and "strength."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by KathleenaCooper View Post
    There's a high-strength-to-weight ratio in military personnel.
    It's grammatically correct with the hyphen gone, but what does it mean?

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