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Rule "about face (about-face)"

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Description: about face (about-face)
Message: The noun \3-\4 is normally spelled with a hyphen.
Category: Compounding (ID: COMPOUNDING)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The soldier did an about face and marched off.
    Correction suggestion: about-face
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ABOUT_FACE_HYPHEN [1]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-03-04 16:45:55 +0000)