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Terms in this set (6)
a word or group of words that is improperly separated from the word it modifies
a phrase or clause that lacks clear connection to the word or words it is intended to modify
misplaced modifier (incorrect)
"there is a bike in the basement with a flat tire"
dangling modifier (incorrect)
"lunch was served after saying grace"
misplaced modifier (correct)
"there is a bike with a flat tire in the basement"
dangling modifier (correct)
"after saying grace, lunch was served"
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Fragments, Comma Splices, Run-ons
Passive and Active Voice
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