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Misplaced Modifiers - Exercise 1

Directions: Rewrite each sentence, moving the misplaced modifier to its correct position. When you are finished, hit the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page to check your answers.

1.  No one can shoot anything on this property except the owner.

2.  He sat very quietly, rolling his eyes in his chair.

3.  The book was missing from the library that we needed to finish our research.

4.  The robber was a tall man with a mustache weighing 160 pounds.

5.  We watched the newscast with anxious eyes.

6.  You will only need to plant one row of corn.

7.  She had a meal in a restaurant that was low in price.

8.  I gave the woman an umbrella who was interviewing for the job.

9.  He promised never to remarry at her deathbed.

10.  I nearly waited two hours for the bus.



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