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Which sentence is constructed so that the modifier clearly describes the words for which it was intended? (A.)Josie polished the desk until it looked almost new. (B.)Josie polished the desk almost until it looked new.
The sentence constructed correctly is: Josie polished the desk until it looked almost new.
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The sentence constructed correctly is:
Josie polished the desk until it looked almost new.
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Check three ways to correct a dangling construction.(more than one answer!) (A.)Place the modifier next to the word it modifies. (B.)Get rid of the modifier. (C.)Supply a word for the modifier to describe. (D.)Change the dangling modifier to a subordinate clause.
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Three ways to correct a dangling construction: Place the modifier next to the word it modifies, Change the dangling modifier to a subordinate clause, and Supply a word for the modifier to describe.


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