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Modifiers always work best when they are placed A. at the end of the sentence. B. at the beginning of the sentence. C. near the word they modify in the sentence. D. after the verb that follows the word they modify in the sentence.
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Asked 9/21/2012 7:10:24 AM
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User: Without a trace, the detectives quickly searched the house and realized the suspect had vanished. Which rewrite of the sentence corrects the dangling modifier? A. The detectives quickly searched the house and realized the suspect had vanished without a trace. B. Without a trace, the detectives quickly searched the house of the vanishing suspect. C. Quickly, the suspect vanished without a trace as the detectives searched the house. D. Quickly, the suspect vanished without a trace as the detectives searched the house.

User: Modifiers always work best when they are placed A. at the end of the sentence. B. at the beginning of the sentence. C. near the word they modify in the sentence. D. after the verb that follows the word they modify in the sentence.





Weegy: Modifiers always work best when they are placed near the word they modify in the sentence.
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Asked 9/21/2012 7:10:24 AM
Updated 5/20/2014 9:22:58 PM
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Edited by debnjerry [5/20/2014 9:23:34 PM]
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The sentence that corrects the dangling modifier is:

The detectives quickly searched the house and realized the suspect had vanished without a trace.
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