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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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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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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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John Smith
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
The cat pounced when the mouse jumped up.

The second sentence is correct because it correctly states who pounced and who jumped.

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Tkcermak
Answered: Apr 08, 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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Tdeberry
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
To raise a good dog, patience is useful.

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Apr 08, 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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Weckid
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
A dog appeared in my dreams that sang like an angel.

1 Answer

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Tkcermak
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
Jumping up, the kitten caught the treat.

The third option is correct because the phrase jumping up, indeed does describe the kitten and the sentence makes sense.

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
Spending way too much money on his old car, Fred soon found he d used up his salary.

1 Answer

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Weckid
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
When taking a grammar quiz, concentration is everything.

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John Adney
Answered: Aug 15, 2017

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

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
False

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

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Somboya
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
None of the above

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 08, 2020
True

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

1 Answer

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