Multi-word describers

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How do you use the hyphen as an adjective?

Multi-word describers

When you use several words to modify a noun, those words must be hyphenated. For example, all of these words--"I," "don't," and "care"--are used as an adjective phrase to describe attitude in this sentence: "He has an I-don't-care attitude."
Consequently, those three words have to be hyphenated.

   

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