Is there a hyphen in one of a kind?
How do you use Aeiou?
Can a phrase be one word?
If you refer to someone or something as one of a kind, you mean that there is nobody or nothing else like them. She’s a very unusual woman, one of a kind.
If so, use hyphens (see example 1). For example: “He is a one-of-a-kind man.” Is the expression used as a predicate adjective after the verb to describe a noun before the verb? If so, don’t use hyphens (see example 2).
The former is correct: first-of-their-kind products. The latter (first-of-its-kind products) is incorrect for the reason you suspected. The possessive pronoun its is used with singular entities, persons, or objects, but products is plural.
“A one” is correct because “one” starts with a “w” sound. In addition to the vowel rules regarding articles, we must also consider the sound at the beginning of the word. The situations where we would use an article before “one” are uncommon, and we most often use this when referring to adding a one to something.
A sentence word (also called a one-word sentence) is a single word that forms a full sentence. Henry Sweet described sentence words as ‘an area under one’s control’ and gave words such as “Come!”, “John!”, “Alas!”, “Yes.” and “No.” as examples of sentence words. Wegener called sentence words “Wortsätze”.
: a person or thing that is not like any other person or thing I don’t know how we’ll ever replace Mary after she retires. She’s really one of a kind.
In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for one-of-a-kind, like: unique, in a class by itself, unparalleled, unprecedented, special, distinctive, rare, original, covetable and null.
Note: When you use this as an adjective before a noun, hyphenate the words: one-of-a-kind. Your girlfriend will love this one-of-a-kind ring. No one will have anything similar.