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31.A ______________modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that is improperly separated from the word itmodifies/describes.Because of the separation, sentences with this error often sound awkward,ridiculous, or confusing.Furthermore, they can be downright illogical.a.Danglingb.Lackingc.Run-ond.Lacking
32.Add a target to the sentence and then tweak the remaining words to make sense for the followingsentence:33.“The dog ran across the yard, jumped over the fence, and sprinted away.”What is lacking in the
sentence?
34.A formal letter includes the basic parts.The following are parts of a formal letter except _________.35.To make scientific, technical, and business writing clearer, more concise, and easier for readers:
avoidpompous language by __________________.a.Simplifying writing, and avoiding clichésb.Shortening long wordsc.Checking for the layman’s terms
3 |P a g e
d.Checking grammar36.Noticing the errors and patterns of errors you make, and learning how to fix them will help youbecomea better writer.This stage in writing is called _______________________.
37.I’ve just finished reading a story called Dangerous Game.It’s about a man who ___________ his wifebecause he doesn’t want to lose her.

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