Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
Petsitter2 on 05/23/2007
|Every now and then we can be careless and place descriptive phrases far away from the words they modify. This can cause our sentences to become unclear or inaccurate. These phrases are called misplaced modifiers. |
At other times we write explanatory phrases that inform about or modify words that are not clearly stated in our sentences. This practice makes our sentences seem illogical. These phrases are called dangling modifiers.
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Choose the clearest or the most logical sounding of the five sentences given.
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