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Rule "warm up (warm-up)"

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Description: warm up (warm-up)
Message: When '\3-\4' is used as a noun or modifier, it needs to be hyphenated.
Category: Compounding (ID: COMPOUNDING)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • A warm up is required before every workout session.
    Correction suggestion: warm-up
  • If the colors look good we'll start the mock up of the trading screen.
    Correction suggestion: mock-up
  • She recently left KPMG to work for a start up company, who is now going bankrupt.
    Correction suggestion: start-up
  • He can't even do a chin up.
    Correction suggestion: chin-up
  • After her break up with Marc, she stayed single for a year.
    Correction suggestion: break-up
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The harassed mule got his back up and began kicking up dust.
  • The omnibus swap below, plus this Annex A make up the "omnibus" confirm.
  • Let's take a walk up the mountain!
  • Keep your chin up!
  • He's set up a new system.
  • I will have her break up all relationships.
  • I will make her warm up before the training starts.
  • She can poll everyone for a convenient time slot and set the call up.
  • Shut the fuck up
  • What the fuck up is wrong with you?
  • It's the first time we see a woman take up her pen in defence of her sex.
  • Please call ups at xxx
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ID: VERB_NOUN_CONFUSION [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-26 22:33:06 +0200)