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Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Practice Exercises

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Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Practice Exercises

Practice Exercise

Rewrite each of these sentences so that the modifier is correctly placed. Check your answers below.

  1. While riding my bike to the library, the dog began to bark.
  2. She observed the monstrous skyscraper with binoculars.
  3. Donna served hot dogs, fries, and potato salad to her guests on paper plates..
  4. Did you see a guy cross the bridge with a beard?
  5. The red sports car was reported stolen by the police officer.
  6. While fixing my bicycle chain, the ice cream man drove by.
  7. Buddy sat in the chair with a broken leg.
  8. Sam played the "Star-Spangled Banner" to the audience on his saxophone.
  9. Covered with dirt, I saw the farmer plowing his field on my bike.
  10. While lacing my shoelaces, the cat yawned and settled into the chair.

Answers

  1. While I was riding my bike to the library, the dog began to bark.
  2. With binoculars, she observed the monstrous skyscraper.
  3. Donna served hot dogs, fries, and potato salad on paper plates to her guests.
  4. Did you see a guy with a beard cross the bridge?
  5. The stolen red sports car was reported by the police officer
  6. The ice cream man drove by while I was fixing my bicycle chain.
  7. Buddy, who had a broken leg, sat in the chair.
  8. Sam played the "Star-Spangled Banner" on his saxophone to the audience.
  9. While on my bike, I saw the farmer who was covered with dirt plowing his field.
  10. While I was lacing my shoelaces, the cat yawned and settled into the chair.
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