troubleshooting Question

SQL Return first four values from delimited string

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Mauro CazabonnetFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL Server 2008Microsoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server
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I'm a bit stuck
trying to return the first four values of string of varying length
Substrings is not consistent and parsename has a 4 limitiation

Sample
US-HVD-PROD-PNO-01-VM
EMEA-HVD-PROD-WGC-01-VM
APAC-HVD-UAT-PNO-02-VM

Need to return

US-HVD-PROD-PNO
EMEA-HVD-PROD-WGC
APAC-HVD-UAT-PNO

Any help much appreciated
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