which sentence below contains a correctly used modifier in italics
Which sentence below contains a correctly used modifier?a) He spoke "sharply" to his sister.b) I feel "goodly" now that I'm over the flu.c) The sauce tasted "bitterly", and I couldn't swallow it.d) Joe looked "sad" at his broken bike.Appreciate the help. I think it is A
Which sentence below contains a correctly used modifier in ( )? A. He spoke (sharply) to his sister. B. I feel (goodly) now that I'm over the flu. C. The sauce tasted (bitterly), and I couldn't swallow it. D. Joe looked (sad) at his broken bike. Need answer and explaination asap. Thank You
Can someone tell me if I correctly identified and corrected the sentence with the misplaced modifier.original sentenceI drank a cold glass of iced coffee for dinner today.corrected sentencecold modifies glassI drank a glass of cold iced coffee for dinner today.Is this correct?
I have to choose the sentence that has no error in italics. (Italicized)a)Their lawyers are handling the case pro bono and not charging them a dime.b)Yes, of course you can use (and) instead of a comma here.c)Oh, I see the problem; this (three) should be an (eight) <-- I think
Identify the sentence that contains a noun cluase in italics.1) Betty wants "to harvest the corn".2) "When should Betty" harves the corn?3) Betty would like "to harvest the corn".4) "What Betty wants" is to harvest the corn.This one is #D, but again I am not sure.
Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase? A. The laughing boy sat down. (Laughing is the italic word B. An interesting novel provides good entertainment. ( Interesting is the italic word) C. Winning the race demanded speed and endurance. (Winning is the italic word) D. I am going home. (going is the italic word)cJust giving you the answer won't help you with future homework. Do you understand WHY the third one is correct? Do you see how it is different from the other -ing words? http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_verbals.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm#gerunds he he
wHICH SENTENCE BELOW CONTAINS A DANGLING MODIFIER?aFTER I READ THE EDITORAL, I THREW THE PAPER AWAY.AFTER READING THE EDITORIAL, I PLACED THE NEWSPAPER IN WASTE BASKETI THREW THE NEWSPAPER IN THE WASTE BASKET AFTER I READ THE EDITORIAL.AFTER READING THE EDITORIAL, THE NEWSPAPER WAS PLACED IN THE WASTE BASKET
Hello, Which sentence contains a dangling modifier? 1. When the storm began to abate, we went home. 2. By the light of the moon, I tripped over a rock. 3. The dog that is man's best friend is cat's worst enemy.I don't see any dangling modifiers in here. Here are some websites with really good explanations so you can check them out. Then below, I'll explain what each sentence is. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/msplmod.html http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_dangmod.html 1. introductory adverbial (dependent) clause + main clause 2. introductory prepositional phrases + main clause 3. main clause with a relative (dependent) clause in it http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm Let me know if you have more questions. =)
This sentence contains a dangling modifier. As a Principal Technical Editor/Writer for Alpha Communications, with over 12 years of experience, the internship would provide an opportunity to work with technical documents outside my familiar "comfort zone" of technical manuals.I think this is in passive voice. Would this work to fix it? The internship would provide me, a Principal Technical Editor/Writer for Alpha Communications, with over 12 years of experience,an opportunity to work with technical documents outside my familiar "comfort zone" of technical manuals.
Does this sentence have a dangling modifier? Ironing out all wrinkles, the pants looked much more presentable.Yes, again. It reads as if the pants had ironed out all the wrinkles!! =)http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm Here's an excellent webpage to help you understand these. =)
Does this sentence have a dangling modifier ? Flying over the oak tree, the farmer saw the flock of birds that had damaged his crops.Yes. It reads as if the farmer were flying over the oak tree. Do you see why? =)