3 Where should the modifier be placed Modifiers go next to the word or phrase

3 where should the modifier be placed modifiers go

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3. Where should the modifier be placed? – Modifiers go next to the word or phrase they modify. – One-word, limiting modifiers go directly before the word or phrase they modify. Modifying means Describing . Dangling Modifiers; – does not sensibly modify anything in its sentence
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Modifier (describer) is present, but it has nothing to modify (describe). – often occur at the beginning or end of a sentence – often indicated by an –ing verb or a to + verb phrase. Process: What is the modifier here? Having finished dinner , the rugby match was turned on. What word does it describe, clarify, or give more detail about? Do you need to insert doer (name of person)? Having finished dinner, Ahmed turned on the rugby match .
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Where should the modifier be placed? » Modifiers go next to the word or phrase they modify. Ahmed turned on the rugby match after finishing dinner. REVISION: 1) Playing solitaire on the computer for three hours, Michael did not complete his paper. Michael did not complete his paper because he played solitaire on the computer for three hours.
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