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    I don't understand the lesson about Faulty coordination, faulty paralellism, faulty apposition and Dangling modifiers

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    Re: faulty coordination

    Quote Originally Posted by Thibault View Post
    I don't understand the lesson about Faulty coordination, faulty paralellism, faulty apposition and Dangling modifiers
    ***NOT A TEACHER***I think that I can give you an example of a so-called dangling modifier: Driving down the street, my car hit a bus. Of course, we all understand the sentence. But the sentence -- grammatically speakling -- says that the the car was driving. Of course, only people can drive. So it would make things clearer if I said something like: Driving down the street, I lost control of my car and hit a bus. Thank you.

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    Re: faulty coordination

    An example of faulty paralellism would be the auto insurance ad where they ask you to compare rates to companies.


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