A chemical weedkiller:[as modifier] ‘the expense of weedicide sprays’
- ‘Lamenting that environmental pollution had increased manifold, he said that farmers there were still using some of the weedicides that were banned in other countries.’
- ‘Farms use chemical fertilizers, hybrid seeds and artificial insemination and weedicides.’
- ‘A few minutes spent spot spraying them with a weedicide while they are only a few inches high will save hours of back breaking toil if you leave them until the annual spring clean-up.’
- ‘The shire's existing bowling club has become too expensive to maintain, especially with the price of labour and of materials such as fertiliser and weedicides constantly rising thereby putting more burden on a declining membership.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.