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Rule "missing hyphen in 'wake up call'"

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Description: missing hyphen in 'wake up call'
Message: The noun \3-\4 is spelled with a hyphen.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/hyphen/#compound-nouns-with-and-without-hyphens
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The wake up comes in the dark before dawn.
    Correction suggestion: wake-up
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Let's wake up and have breakfast!
  • Did the baby wake up?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WAKE_UP_HYPHEN [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)