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HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH LITERACY
topic: MISPLACED MODIFIERS 2

Choose whether each of the following sentences is CORRECT, or whether it has a MISPLACED MODIFIER:

1. James wore his grey suit to the meeting, which was too small for him.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

2. My brother, lying on the second shelf, saw the knife he had been looking for.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER

3. My sister, having prepared everything for the party, took a nap.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER

4. These new shoes, bought on sale at the store next to my house, are really comfortable.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

5. The woman was talking to the police officer whose purse was stolen.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

6. A man who has three dogs is coming this way.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

7. My aunt gave a dog to to my brother named Spot.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER

8. The candidates, tired from the grueling campaign trail, decided to take a couple of days off.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

9. Samantha, whose car broke down on the way to the restaurant, was visibly upset.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER

10. The boxes were reported stolen by the police.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER


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