Dangling Modifiers

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Grammar — Advanced Level
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Activity

Complete each sentence choosing the correct option


Identify the dangling modifiers in the following sentences.
  1. Hoping to garner favor, my friends were sadly unimpressed with the gift.

  2. Turning the corner, a beautiful school building appeared.

  3. Hoping to excuse my lateness, the note was written and given to my teacher.

  4. Walking down Main Street, the trees were beautiful.

  5. Walking down Main Street, the trees were beautiful.

  6. After reading the great new book, the movie based on it is sure to be exciting.

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. What make/s dangling modifiers wrong?

  2. How do we correct dangling modifiers?

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