Mechanics - Punctuation - Hyphens
Use a hyphen in a compound adjectiveAdjectives modify or affect the meaning of nouns and pronouns and tell us which, whose, what kind, and how many about the nouns or pronouns they modify. They come before the noun or pronoun they modify except for the predicate adjective which comes after a linking verb and modifies the subject. Source: Lesson 151 in which the last word is capitalized.
Instructions: Supply hyphens where they are needed in these sentences.
1. He was accused of unAmerican activities.
2. He would not move to New York City because he was a totally antiNew York fan.
3. Some businesses have an unEuropean attitude.
4. His unIrish sentiments caused many problems for the family.
5. Road rage certainly should be considered unChristian.