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HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH LITERACY
topic: MISPLACED MODIFIERS 1

Choose whether each of the following sentences is CORRECT, or whether it has a MISPLACED MODIFIER:


1. I wore my blue cap to the beach, which I had just washed.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER

2. The singer had a lot of well-known songs in her repertoire.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

3. I can't believe she almost sang for three hours.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

4. She is a bit younger than the rest of the band.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER

5. I recognized almost every song that she sang, even the lesser-known ones.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

6. He was so tired that he nearly slept for ten hours.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

7. He nearly escaped, but the police caught him.
  MISPLACED MODIFIER
  CORRECT

8. I bought the t-shirt for my brother with the funny logo.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER

9. She's looking for an orange woman's handbag.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER

10. I was told by my brother that she was married.
  CORRECT
  MISPLACED MODIFIER


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