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The style for compound modifiers in the “hyphen” entry of The AP Styleboo k ‘s punctuation section overrules this portion of Appendix B. For example, rather than write “The PT test was passed by Jones” passivewrite “Jones passed the PT test” active voice; the doer, Jones, is before the verb. The examples listed in B-5 [a] stand as is except eye opener should be eye-openerlife cycle should be one word: Long quotations are placed in quotation marks, but are paragraphed normally.

Numbers Ages and percents are always in figures. Punctuation rules on quotations reference B [b]periods and commas are always within quotation marks. AC ‘s desktop publishing system will divide words when necessary. Style general guidance One of the most important concepts to master is expressed several ways: Commonly used in both active and passive voices. However, you should turn in a manuscript written to the Army writing standard and free of errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation.

The bridge should back up or add information to the lead and link the lead to the body of the story. Also applies if a single letter follows the word, as in Grade A, Ward D. At Mommy Jobs Online our qualified email marketing processors will enjoy the freedom Secretary of the Army John Doe.


Place a hyphen between words or abbreviations and words combined to form a unit modifier immediately preceding the word modified, as outlined in Appendix B, AR Capitalize titles preceding proper names.

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We are currently identifying candidates for this effort. Capitalize all words in titles of publications and documents, except a, an, the, at, by, for, in, of, on, to, up, and, as, but, if, or and nor. Constitute, in the sense of form or makeup, is used if neither compose nor comprise fit.

De-emphasis, pre-existing and re-enact should be hyphenated, in variance with AR Do not capitalize when used in a general sense or when not indicating pre-eminence. Clearly separate each major section of your article ARParagraphc[3]. All examples in B-7 [b] are incorrect for AC usage; all should be hyphenated to comply with rules on compound modifiers.

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Example of what not to write: My job includes sizing photographs for the magazine layout. Writing in the active voice emphasizes the doer of the action; shows who or what does the action in the sentence, paj puts the doer before the verb; makes sentences clearer; and shortens sentences ARPara. Always hyphenate prefixes self- and quasi. Prefixes, suffixes and combining forms The AP Styleboo k ‘s punctuation section and other entries overrule this portion of Appendix B.

An exception is c. Use contractions and simple sentences to achieve this. Capitalize titles following proper names, or used alone as substitutes for names, when they indicate pre-eminence.


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Use only in active voice. Description We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this opportunity. There are two exceptions to the AR guidance on capitalizing publications: Shortcuts to topics this page: Do not capitalize when used in a general sense. On second reference, by last name only, regardless of rank or gender. Use a hyphen if the prefix ends in a vowel and the word that follows begins with the same vowel. Capitalize a person’s title only when used preceding one or more names President Fa Presidents Clinton and Bush.

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He is 5 feet 6 inches tall; the 5-footinch man; the 5-foot man; the basketball team signed a 7-footer. Ensuring documents are in the correct format, capitalization, use of italics, bold, etc.

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I am constantly reminding myself to redouble my efforts. Or John Doe, defense secretary. Names Refer d people on first reference by their full name: Excellent 1st posting by this author. Effect, as a verb, means to cause. As ParagraphARsays, the standard English sentence order of subject-verb-object is best.