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topic: DANGLING MODIFIERS 2 - Identifying dangling modifiers | level: Advanced



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

1. Walking back from the bar, my wallet fell out of my pocket.
  CORRECT
  DANGLING MODIFIER

2. While trying to type an important email, my cat kept begging me for food.
  DANGLING MODIFIER
  CORRECT

3. While I was trying to type an important email, my cat kept begging me for food.
  DANGLING MODIFIER
  CORRECT

4. Having run out of gas, my parents drove over to pick me up.
  CORRECT
  DANGLING MODIFIER

5. Having run out of gas, I called my parents to come pick me up.
  CORRECT
  DANGLING MODIFIER

6. While driving along the coast, the waves seemed remarkably calm.
  CORRECT
  DANGLING MODIFIER

7. While driving along the coast, the mountains to my right seemed higher than I had remembered.
  DANGLING MODIFIER
  CORRECT

8. After washing the car, the windshield shone like new.
  DANGLING MODIFIER
  CORRECT

9. Having entered the theater, I found the music to be overwhelming.
  DANGLING MODIFIER
  CORRECT

10. After seeing her again, my brother realized that he was in love with her..
  DANGLING MODIFIER
  CORRECT


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