Grammar Check
posted by Trish .
Punctuation—Hyphen
She requested two and threeyard ribbons for her sewing project.
My answer...
She requested twothree yard ribbons for her swing project.
is this correct?

opps.. sorry i guess it didn't post right. here is the sentence.
Punctuation—Hyphen
She requested two and threeyard ribbons for her sewing project.
my answer
She requested twothree yard ribbons for her sewing project.
is this correct? 
It depends on what is meant, but I think (from the original sentence) that the sentence is referring to two different lengths of ribbon, yes?
She requested two and threeyard ribbons for her sewing project.
Notice the space after the hyphen after "two"  this use is called the Suspended Hyphen:
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/hyphen.htm
(scroll down) 
oh so it should be like this.....
She requested two and three yard ribbons for her sewing project.
right? 
Almost  you also need that hyphen between "three" and "yard"  to match the one after "two"  see?
?? 
ahh ok.. got it.. Thanks
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