3 comments on “When and When Not to Hyphenate Words – Nouns

  1. This is so helpful! I always have trouble figurine out which words should be hyphened too. It’s good to know that it is not always cut and dry either.

    • Hyphens are my weakness, but Grammarly has an easy-to-understand article here: https://www.grammarly.com/blog/hyphen/ The best I can tell, problem-solving and decision making are only hyphenated in certain sentence structures. For example, saying “He has good decision-making skills” includes a hyphen, but saying “He has some decision making to do” does not.

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