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Which word in the sentence does the participial phrase modify? Listening for the doorbell, she lowered the volume on the television.
Listening for the doorbell, she lowered the volume on the television. The participle phrase "listening for the doorbell" modifies the word SHE.
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Which sentence contains an infinitive or infinitive phrase? A. Would you please help load the van? B. Will you move this dresser to my bedroom? C. Get your friends' addresses, and you can write to them. D. To our cousins in Boston, we gave our old bikes.
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The sentence that contains an infinitive or infinitive phrase is: Would you please help load the van?
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Which sentence does not contain misplaced or dangling modifiers? A. Sunk at sea, the coast guard could not find the boat with three people aboard. B. The coast guard could not find the boat sunk at sea with three people aboard. C. Sunk at sea with three people aboard, the coast guard could not find the boat. D. The coast guard, sunk at sea with three people aboard, could not find the boat.
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The sentence that does not contain misplaced or dangling modifiers is:
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