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Misplaced Modifiers - Exercise 1

Directions: Correct any misplaced words in the sentences below, rewriting the sentence so that the misplaced word is next to the word it modifies.
Write your answers in the space provided under each item. When you have completed the exercise, click on "Check My Answers" and check your answers with those on the answer key.

1. I nearly made fifty dollars today.

2. When we opened the leather woman's purse, we found the missing keys.

3. The job scarcely took an hour to complete.

4. I only have five minutes to talk with you.

5. The striking Honda's paint job made everyone gasp.



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