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Misplaced Modifiers - Exercise 2

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.  Making only minimum wage, I nearly earned $2,000 last summer.

2.  The bus station was located by a river which was made of red brick.

3.  A fish was found in the Pacific Ocean that had been considered extinct.

4.  The cowboy was thrown by the bull in a leather vest.

5.  Sam asked me to go for a ride on the telephone.

6.  She was making a sweater for her lover that was warm.

7.  The results will only be known after all the votes have been counted.

8.  The contractors needed all kinds of artists to paint the mural badly.

9.  The opera singer was upstaged by the mime with the robust voice.

10.  Left alone in the house, the thunderstorm terrified the two small children.



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