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Which sentence demonstrates correct use of modifiers?

1.Kelly found a broken glass washing dishes.
2.Startled by the noise ,the alarm clock was knocked on the floor.
3. Standing on a chair, I was just able to reach the high window.
4. Sam gave snacks to his friends in plactic bags.

I picked 3

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  1. These are known as misplaced or dangling modifiers. Ask yourself these questions:

    1. Was the broken glass washing the dishes?

    2. Was the alarm clock startled by the noise?

    3. Was "I" standing on a chair?

    4. Were Sam's friends in plastic bags.

    So -- yes -- your answer of #3 is correct.


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  2. Which of these is a run-on sentence?

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