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    Re: Need Help With Dangling Modifiers

    Given that machine guns rarely show fear, then 'fearing' would dangle.

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    Re: Need Help With Dangling Modifiers

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Given that machine guns rarely show fear, then 'fearing' would dangle.

    But if machines guns showed fear, then "fearing" wouldn't be dangling.

    It's a technicality.



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