See, that’s what the hyphen there does. It indicates that the adjective ‘burning’ modifies ‘yard’, as the two are connected. If there wasn’t a hyphen there, ‘burning’ would modify ‘trainer’. So the trainer would be on fire in that case. Neither of these scenarios makes a lot of sense to me. But if your yard …
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Reason #6,747: I’d appreciate some clarity
Is this character finding sins to prod me towards or prodding my sins? Frankly, it sounds like the latter, which seems a bit unconventional. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not particularly keen on either scenario. Still though, it’s a bit ambiguous.