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9. Read the following sentence:
Brian, would you please take that binder to Mrs. Smith with the red cover?
What is the best way to correct the misplaced modifier in the above sentence? (1 point)
a. Brian, would you please take that binder with the red cover to Mrs. Smith?
b.Brian, would you please with the red cover take that binder to Mrs. Smith?
c.Would you please take that binder to Mrs. Smith with the red cover, Brian?
d. Would you please, Brian, take that binder to Mrs. Smith with the red cover?
10. Read the following sentence:
In the big cage at the zoo, William watched the tiger.
What is the best way to correct the misplaced modifier in the above sentence?
(1 point)
a.The tiger in the big cage at the zoo, William watched.
b.William the tiger in the big cage at the zoo watched.
c.William watched the tiger in the big cage at the zoo.
d.William, in the big cage at the zoo, watched the tiger.
I think the first one is c, and the last one is c also. can you please help me? :)

  • Language Arts -

    I don't think the first one is c. I assume the binder is red, so in c, both the binder and the color are separated. Option a is the most fluent.

    I think c is correct.

  • Language Arts -

    I agree with Anonymous's answers.

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    I think the answer to the first question is A, because it makes the most sense.

    The second answer is C.

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