Grammar for Grownups Quiz 70

Those Pesky Hyphens

You know how to use hyphens within compound words. Look closely at those compounds that begin with common prefixes: un, non, self, pre. Where would you use a hyphen in the following words – or would you?

  1. un common
  2. un equal
  3. un American
  4. non commissioned
  5. non stop
  6. self centered
  7. self ish
  8. pre pared
  9. pre paid
  10. pre eminent
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