English Grammar Lessons
Misplaced Modifier - Glossary of Terms
A misplaced modifier makes the meaning of a sentence ambiguous.
us after the holiday that he intends to stop drinking.
In this example, it is not clear whether Andrew made this statement after
the holiday or whether he intends to stop drinking after the holiday. The
words in bold are known as a misplaced modifier.
will not sell paraffin to anyone in glass bottles.
improves your health. [show me the
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