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Rule "missing hyphens in 'soon to be'"

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Description: missing hyphens in 'soon to be'
Message: The adjective \2-\3-\4 requires hyphens.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/hyphen/#hyphenated-phrases-with-more-than-one-hyphen
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I'm proud of my soon to be 4-year-old daughter.
    Correction suggestion: soon-to-be
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He identified the matzah and cup of wine as his body soon to be sacrificed and his blood soon to be shed.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: SOON_TO_BE_HYPHEN [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)