The name of the common error in the following sentenece?

My answer is Dangling Modifier... Is that correct?
Thank You

1.The dog that is man's best friend, is cat's worst enemy.

There's no dangling modifier here.

There should be either no commas or two commas between a subject and its verb. In this case, there should be no commas at all if "that is man's best friend" is being used as a restrictive clause -- or else there should be two commas if it's being used as a non-restrictive clause.
See the first example given after Superfluous Commas. See also the explanation for number 4 in Comma Usage.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 139
asked by Mandi

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Dangling Modifiers

    Read the grammar notes carefully. Then, decide whether each of the following questions is correct, or whether it contains a dangling modifier! Q1. Rifling through the papers, the letter was found.  Correct  Contains dangling

    asked by deyond ng on February 27, 2017
  2. English

    What is the name of the common error in the following sentence? -Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river.- 1) Infinitive phrase 2) Run-on sentence 3) Dangling modifier 4) Prepositional phrase #

    asked by Sarah on February 13, 2008
  3. English

    decide whether the sentence below contains a misplaced and/or dangling modifier or no error. Having flipped the canoe, all the camping gear was lost in the river. A. dangling B. misplaced C. both misplaced and dangling D. No error

    asked by Cassie on January 31, 2014
  4. English: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

    I have difficulty determining whether a modifier is dangling or misplaced; my book does not clearly define the difference. I think the difference is that in a misplaced modifier the modifier is separated from the word it modifies,

    asked by Anonymous on September 3, 2014
  5. english

    Which of the following choices best describes the error in this sentesce? The man is a scientist with a keen sence of observation and who dedicates long hours in the lab. A Misplaced modifier B Fragment C Dangling modifier D

    asked by jerry on September 24, 2012
  1. English 101

    Sports fans may disagree about whether going to baseball games or to watch football is more fun, but few people can ignore the importance of sports in America. A This sentence is parallel. B This sentence is not parallel. Some

    asked by Deedward on June 30, 2010
  2. English

    1.Identify the underline phrase in the sentences: "Accordong to the letter", the wedding is June 25th. propositional**** participial gerund infinitive 2.Mikayla's homeroom teacher,"Mr.Jones", is very proud of her. participial

    asked by GummyBears18 on November 15, 2016
  3. writing skills

    16. What is the name of the common error in the following sentence? Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. A. Infinitive phrase B. Prepositional phrase [C. Dangling modifier] D. Run-on

    asked by jake on July 2, 2012
  4. English

    The reason she is not here is because she is ill. misplaced modifier dangling modifier faulty predication incomplete comparison answer A

    asked by christopher on April 21, 2010
  5. Writing...Grammar

    Is the common error in the following sentence a dangling modifier? Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. Yes. As Ms. Sue said earlier, the phrase ("Having ... rains") needs to be close to

    asked by Mandi on July 27, 2007

More Similar Questions