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Rule "missing hyphen in 'much needed'"

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Description: missing hyphen in 'much needed'
Message: When \3-\4 is used as a modifier, it is usually spelled with a hyphen.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The film gave a much needed boost to the country's tourist industry.
    Correction suggestion: much-needed
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Your help is very much needed.
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