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    Which is correct?
    Mary's life was drastically altered by a not uncommon event, namely an alcohol-related car accident, which paralyzed her.
    Mary's life was drastically altered by a not uncommon event, namely an alcohol related car accident, which paralyzed her.
    Mary's life was drastically altered by a not-uncommon event, namely, an alcohol-related car accident, which paralyzed her.
    Mary's life was drastically altered by a not uncommon event, namely, an alcohol-related car accident, which paralyzed her.

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    Default Re: Help me please

    Quote Originally Posted by contenteditor View Post
    Which is correct?
    Mary's life was drastically altered by a not uncommon event, namely an alcohol-related car accident, which paralyzed her.
    Mary's life was drastically altered by a not uncommon event, namely an alcohol related car accident, which paralyzed her.
    Mary's life was drastically altered by a not-uncommon event, namely, an alcohol-related car accident, which paralyzed her.
    Mary's life was drastically altered by a not uncommon event, namely, an alcohol-related car accident, which paralyzed her.
    Which one do you think is correct, and why?
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