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Unformatted text preview: caught on the steps. Two-Way Modifiers: Do not place a modifier in such a way that it may be taken to modify two words. Confusing: Mary said during the meeting Jo acted like a fool. Clear : During the meeting Mary said Jo acted like a fool. OR Mary said Jo acted like a fool during the meeting. Examples of Students’ Confusing Modifiers While talking with my father, he suggested I submit my resume to your department for a possible internship position in your office this summer. As a Bishop and prominent businessman within the community, I feel as though a letter from you would serve me well in the application process. As my aerospace instructor, I am confident that you can give an honest assessment of my capabilities to perform as a recruiter....
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- Winter '07
- Dangling modifier, State Athletic Commission, heavy pile, Two-Way Modifiers