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In which sentence does the hyphen correctly divide a word?

A. Hurricanes and severe storms can de- stroy people's property. B...

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In which sentence does the hyphen correctly divide a word?

A. Hurricanes and severe storms can de- stroy people's property.
B. Hurricanes and severe storms can des- troy people's property.
C. Hurricanes and severe storms can dest- roy people's property.

Answer

Simple, once again you can only break at the syllables.
Destroy is de-stroy Thus, B and C, don't work B, breaks at des-troy, and it doesn't work.
C, breaks at dest-roy, and also doesn't work.
Thus, A, is your answer.
Hurricanes and severe storms can de-stroy people's property.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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