How to Use Hyphens, En Dashes, and Em Dashes

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This is part two in our original grammar series.

It turns out the little horizontal lines you’ve been sticking between words when you weren’t sure what sort of punctuation should go there are actually different lengths for a reason.

Go figure.

Which of the following should fill the blank?

1. The confident student begins the well_proofed punctuation test with no fear.

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