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Dangling Modifier Questions and Answers (Q&A)

J. Shatner, Content writer
Answered: Jul 19, 2018
To raise a good dog, patience is useful is the example of a dangling modifier. A dangling modifier is a word or phrase that modifies something not clearly stated in the sentence. These are...Read More

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Comppres
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
A fly slipped into her soup while she was eating.

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John Adney
Answered: Oct 16, 2017

Suddenly my head began to pound while I was walking through the shopping mall.

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M. Parker, Internet Researcher
Answered: Oct 10, 2018
The answer to this is B. What makes the modifier for this sentence wrong? The use of modifiers can be very important. There are some sentences that will change simply because of the modifier that...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
The soccer team only won four games in the last three years.

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
False

A misplaced modifier can be either a word or an entire phrase.

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Larry Thornton, Student
Answered: Feb 25, 2019
Jumping up, the kitten caught the treat is not a misplaced modifier because it describes the action of the kitten. Modifiers are words, phrases, or clauses that add a description. The defin...Read More

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Mtian
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
Past tense is used to indicate that an action, event or condition has started and finished. It can be included with a time reference (for more information) or without. Present tense can be...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Aug 15, 2017

As i riding bike, whan the tires needed more air.

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Tkcermak
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
True

This sentence is correct because one knows that Lancaster is the one doing the action of riding, not the bird.

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
True

This sentence is correct because one knows that Lancaster is the one doing the action of riding, not the bird.

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
None of the above.

The correct answer is the last one because the sentence has a misplaced modifier. An example of the sentenced corrected: Having finished studying, we began baking...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
Spending way too much money on his old car, Fred soon found he d used up his salary.

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
While I was focusing the camera, several people wandered out of view.

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 18, 2020
Did you see a guy with a beard cross the bridge?

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