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    using Hyphen (team time and team building activities)

    Hi English Teachers and fellow English language learners,

    Can you tell me when to use hyphen and when not to and why.

    The words are
    1) Team time
    2) team building activities

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    Re: using Hyphen (team time and team building activities)

    I would use a hyphen in 2. Not sure about 1 without context.

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    Re: using Hyphen (team time and team building activities)

    so the second one will be 2) team-building activities. is that correct?

    the first one in a sentence:
    The students are enjoying team time.

    should the "t" in team and time be capital letter? should there be a hyphen or not.

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    Re: using Hyphen (team time and team building activities)

    Yes, the second should be hyphenated. I would not hyphenate the first in your sentence. I would not capitalize "team".

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    Re: using Hyphen (team time and team building activities)

    Thank you Mike

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    Re: using Hyphen (team time and team building activities)

    Quote Originally Posted by star01 View Post
    Thank you, Mike. Please use correct punctuation.
    star, there is no need to write a new post just to say "Thank you". It makes us think there is new information or a follow-up question and we spend time opening the thread. Simply click on the "Thank" button at the bottom left-hand corner of any post you find helpful.

    I agree with Mike.





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