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Dangling Modifier Questions and Answers (Q&A)

J. Lautner, Product Manager
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
The only sentence that contains a dangling modifier in this question is, "To raise a good dog, patience is useful." Before you can clearly understand the reason for this answer, I think it will...Read More

7 Answers

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M. Parker, Internet Researcher
Answered: Oct 10, 2018
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 has been placed. In this...Read More

2 Answers

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Tkcermak
Answered: Jul 26, 2021
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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Tkcermak
Answered: Jul 26, 2021
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.

1 Answer

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 26, 2021
False

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

2 Answers

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John Adney
Answered: Oct 16, 2017

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

2 Answers

397 views
Tdeberry
Answered: Jul 26, 2021
To raise a good dog, patience is useful.

1 Answer

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