spelling question

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duyi

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Hi!
I have a question. How do you spell the space? When you are in a spelling bee and you have a compound word as: fishing rod.
Is it correct to say "space"?
And if you spell teddy-bear. Is it correct to say hyphen?

I appreciate your help.
Thanks.
 

Anglika

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Yes, you have to say "space" or "hyphen".

"fishing rod f i s h i n g space r o d fishing rod"

"teddy-bear t e d d y hyphen b e a r teddy-bear"
 
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