The dash symbol is much longer than the hyphen. It is commonly used in writing, but it's not available on many keyboards by default.
Example: It shows one thing — they don't like us.
📋 Dash Text Symbols to Copy and Paste
Click to copy
⌨️ Dash Symbol Alt Codes
Press the key or keys on the numpad while holding ALT.
|ALT + 0151||—|
|ALT + 0150||–|