Dangling Modifiers

Rewrite the following sentences with dangling modifiers.

1. Flying over the oak tree, the farmer saw the flock of birds that had damaged his crops. My answer--The flock of birds flying over the tree damaged the farmer crops.

2. Ironing out all wrinkles, the pants looked much more presentable.
i wrote this for my answer----. The pants looked much more presentable, after all the wrinkles were ironed out.

3. The police chief posted the mandate against hubcap theft on Monday afternoon. I thought it was fine.

4. Until the beef has been rubbed with garlic oil, do not put it into the skillet. Don't know.

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  1. Your answers are correct.

    # 4. This would be better: Garlic oil should be rubbed into the beef before putting it in the skillet.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Thank you Ms. Sue, SOOOOOOOOOO Much.

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  3. You're welcome.

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