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Dangling modifiers

Dangling modifiers: Advanced Grammar
Dangling modifiers: Advanced Grammar

This video illustrates the importance of keeping words or word groups by the exact words being described or modified. Examples are included showing how misplaced and dangling modifiers often leave the reader trying to guess the sentence’s meaning. One word, “only,” for example, can be placed in a variety of locations in a sentence. Each placement results in a different meaning. Corrections are shown. Links are provided for additional examples that often have a humorous result.

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