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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 knock out put him to the floor.
    Correction suggestion: knock-out
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Stop your grumbling and get the work out of the way.
  • Last night, I got a call out of the blue from Tom.
  • At least you got your cash out and booked.
  • Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to provide assistance.
  • Sami never spends his time out there.
  • Please read your work out loud.
  • A look out the front door …
  • Seems like a far time out, but I am not sure where to cut it (again your thoughts are welcomed).
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: VERB_NOUN_CONFUSION [3]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-26 22:33:06 +0200)