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What is a more formal synonym for "getting the job"?

Perhaps "to be hired" instead of "to get the job".
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Time series: hyphenated or not?

The point of punctuation is to help more easily readers grasp the intended relationships between or among words or groups of words on a page. If a particular punctuation mark doesn't promote that goal,...
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Time series: hyphenated or not?

The use of hyphens has considerably decreased over the last century or so, and many style guides now deprecate their use. When I wrote support publications for UK military equipment in the 1980s, we ...
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Time series: hyphenated or not?

In a comment, John Lawler wrote: The rule is that modifiers of more than one word go after the noun they modify, but only one-word modifiers may precede the noun. The hyphen is to make one word ...
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Time series: hyphenated or not?

The most common use of noun phrases is to function as subjects, objects, etc. Therefore, when "time series" is used that way, it seems natural and no hyphen is needed. Using a noun phrase as ...
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Is there any foolproof way or method to ascertain that my sentence is perfectly grammatically correct?

To answer your question, I think you're best chance is to go to someone with lots of credibility and experience. If you want to be very diligent, you can bring it to a few people. Of course, we're all ...
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