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Which of the following sentences contains a dangling modifier? a. Having worked for the company for twenty years, I was surprised to learn that my retirement benefits would not be
sufficient. b. Having taught phonology every semester for the last five years, he was eager to teach syntax. c. After sweating in Reavis Hall throughout the summer, I am ready for winter. d. none of the above
d. none of the above - - contains a dangling modifier.
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User: Which of the following sentences contains a dangling modifier? a. Having worked for the company for twenty years, I was surprised to learn that my retirement benefits would not be sufficient. b. Having taught phonology every semester for the last five years, he was eager to teach syntax. c. After sweating in Reavis Hall throughout the summer, I am ready for winter. d. none of the above

Weegy: d. none of the above - - contains a dangling modifier.
yumdrea|Points 2878|

User: Which of the following sentences has a misplaced modifier? a. This morning, I walked my dog wearing shorts and sneakers. b. Jogging down the hill, I realized that I was never going to be on time. c. In the hopes that I would be elected to student council president, I prepared a short acceptance speech. d. none of these

Weegy: This sentence has a misplaced modifier: a. This morning, I walked my dog wearing shorts and sneakers.
businesslady|Points 1133|

User: Which of the following sentences has a misplaced modifier? a. He only talks about changing his habits. [Intended meaning: He only talks but does nothing else, like consulting a physician or psychiatrist, about changing his habits. b. A dog appeared in my dreams that sang like an angel. c. The steak on the grill is hers. d. none of these

Weegy: a. He only talks about changing his habits. [Intended meaning: He only talks but does nothing else, like consulting a physician or psychiatrist, about changing his habits.
chenidiez|Points 81|

User: Select the correctly written sentence in this group. a. Without a plan for the weekend, we decided to take in a Saturday matinee. b. Without a plan for the weekend, a Saturday matinee seemed a good idea at the time.

Weegy: Without a plan for the weekend, a Saturday matinee seemed a good idea at the time.
mapliego|Points 70|

User: Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? a. Only Bill wanted to go to the lake. [Intended meaning: Bill wanted to go to the lake, but no one else did.] b. Bill only hinted that he would help us move. [Intended meaning: Bill hinted but did not, for example, promise that he would help us move.] c. Bill wanted only Mary to win. [Intended meaning; Bill wanted Mary to win, but did not want anyone else to win. d. all of these

Weegy: d. all of these - - is grammatically correct.
yumdrea|Points 2878|

User: Which of the following sentences contains a dangling modifier? a. Walking through the woods, we could see there were animals everywhere. b. Opening the door, we could see that the room was very large. c. Looking through the window, the room seemed very large. d. none of these

Weegy: The sentence with a dangling modifier is: c. Looking through the window, the room seemed very large.
Expert answered|alfred123|Points 4585|

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