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Which word in the sentence does the underlined phrase modify? With its trunk, the elephant gives a caress to its baby. A. caress B. elephant C. gives D. trunk
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User: Which word in the sentence does the underlined phrase modify? With its trunk, the elephant gives a caress to its baby. A. caress B. elephant C. gives D. trunk

Weegy: With its trunk, the elephant gives a caress to its baby. The phrase modifies the word gives.
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User: Which word in the sentence does the underlined phrase modify? The writer for the food magazine can describe the taste, smell, and appearance of a meal. A. writer B. describe C. taste D. meal

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The writer for the food magazine can describe the taste, smell, and appearance of a meal.
The phrase (for the food) modifies the word writer.
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