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Homework Help: Dangling Modifiers

Posted by Toni on Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at 10:03pm.

Could some one check and see ifi got these right

If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated.

1. If your baby does not like cold apple juice, you should heat it.


When they are fresh, eating oranges can often keep away the cold virus.


2.Eating fresh Oranges can often keep away the cold virus.







For 1, what if you wrote
You should heat cold apple juice If your baby does not like it cold.
The way you wrote it suggests we should heat the baby(do you see why?)...it will definitely still not like the apple juice if we do that.



If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated.

1. If your baby does not like cold apple juice, you should heat it.

Roger is right about this one. Do you know why?

When they are fresh, eating oranges can often keep away the cold virus.

2.Eating fresh Oranges can often keep away the cold virus.

better, yes -- not great, but better!

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm

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When they are fresh, eating oranges can often keep away the cold virus.

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